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Maker(s):Suzuki Harunobu
Culture:Japanese (1724-1770)
Title:Mitate Yoritomo (Kinouro ni Kakureru Musume) [Parody of the Story of Yoritomo Hiding in a Tree]
Date Made:ca. 1767-1768 (Meiwas 4-5)
Type:Print
Materials:Woodblock print (woodcut); nishiki-e, ink and colors on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Sheet/Image: 11 1/16 in x 8 7/16 in; 28.1 cm x 21.4 cm
Narrative Inscription:  No inscriptions.
Accession Number:  MH 1973.255.Q.RII
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Louis C. Black
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Vertical chuban size, nishiki-e. A young woman (Yoritomo) in pink kimono hiding in the trunk of a hollow tree, while a young man (Kajiwara Kagetoki) stands outside, looking to the right.

Tags:
figures; legends; childhood; wars; nature

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