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Maker(s):Ryūryūkyo Shinsai
Culture:Japanese (ca. 1764-1820)
Title:Matsushima
Date Made:ca. 1810-1820
Type:Print
Materials:woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper with embossing
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Sheet: 7 5/8 in x 20 13/16 in; 19.4 cm x 52.9 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1990.60
Credit Line:Gift of William Green
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College
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Description:
A woman in classical robes and long hair holding a folding fan, standing next to a girl in peasant dress holding a carrying pole with a basket at either end, overlooking a view of Matsushima (pine islands) in the sea; a fishing boat with fishermen and a small temple in the distance; embossed waves with pink embossed clouds. Signed Ryūryūkyo Shinsai ga. Verses of haikai poetry on the reverse side.

Tags:
figures; women; seas; islands; seascapes; trees; kimonos; views; fans

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