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print / hashira-e

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1927,0613,0.16

  • Description

    Woodblock print. Bijinga. Young girl standing in the doorway of a hut, with eggplants alongside and Fuji beyond.

  • Producer name

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1780s
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        signature
      • Inscription Comment

        Kiyonaga, Torii
  • Curator's comments

    Possibly originally paired with another hashira-e depicting a young man carrying a hawk. An eggplant , hawk and Mt. Fuji are three auspicious motifs if they appear in a dream at New Year's.

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1927

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    1927,0613,0.16


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