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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
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Maker(s):Kitao Shigemasa (attributed to)
Culture:Japanese (1739–1820)
Title:Small Hand Drum ('Kotsutzumi"), from an untitled series of Five Musicians ('Gonin bayashi')
Date Made:ca. 1780
Materials:woodblock print
Measurements:overall: 15 3/16 in x 10 3/16 in; 38.6 cm x 25.9 cm
Accession Number:  AC 2005.279
Credit Line:Gift of William Green

vertical ōban; kodomo-e; nishiki-e

Label Text:
This print bears no identifying marks and has been attributed based on comparison with existing examples in the Boston Museum of Fine Arts (acc. no. 11.13869 and 21.5840) and in the Edoardo Chiossone collection at the Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa.

figures; kimonos; men; musical instruments; portraits; sitting; swords

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