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Maker(s):Kubo Shunman
Culture:Japanese (1757-1820)
Title:Haru no No [Women Enjoying Spring Flowers]
Date Made:1789-1868
Materials:Woodblock print (woodcut); nishiki-e, surimono, ink and color on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Mat: 14 in x 26 in; 35.6 cm x 66 cm; Sheet/Image: 7 1/16 in x 19 7/8 in; 17.9 cm x 50.5 cm
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE: recto, ctr. r. (black ink): [Japanese character, Shōsadō Kubo Shunman ga]; SEAL: recto, ctr. r. (red ink): [Japanese character, Shunman].
Accession Number:  MH 1973.370.Q.RII
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Louis C. Black
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

Surimono (?) print in yokonagaban (long, horizontal) format: four women and a man (bearing luggage) in the field, enjoying the spring and gathering flowers, one of whom calling attention to butterflies to the left. A man J-245.

insects; plants; spring; beauty; women; courtesans; figures

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