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Maker(s):Kubo Shunman
Culture:Japanese (1757-1820)
Title:Cormorants and Seagulls from the series "The Tosa Diary for Shōfūdai, Hisakataya, and Bunbunsha (Shōfūdai, Hisakataya, and Bunbunsha Tosa Nikki)"
Date Made:late 1810s
Materials:woodblock print (surimono), ink and color on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan; Edo
Measurements:sheet: 8 3/8 in x 7 7/16 in ; 21.3 cm x 18.9 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1990.85
Credit Line:Gift of William Green
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

Cormorants and seagulls cavorting in the waves; quotation from entry in Tosa Nikki (Tosa Diary) and poem by Amanoya Wakashiba.

birds; animals; water; calligraphy

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