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Maker(s):Keisai Eisen; Tsutaya Kichizō, published by
Culture:Japanese (1790-1848); Japanese (ca. 1820-1890)
Title:Kanbara Station (Kanbara shuku), No. 16 from an untitled series of the Fifty-three Stations of the Tōkaidō
Date Made:ca. 1837
Materials:woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Measurements:sheet: 14 3/8 in x 9 13/16 in ; 36.5 cm x 24.9 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1996.41
Credit Line:Gift of William Green
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

Bijin (beautiful woman), a waitress, in front of a teahouse, with mountains in the background. Spider, spiderweb, and dragonfly on kimono. Cartouche with title in upper right. Script of poem on right.

figures; mountains; nature; text; women; writing

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