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Creation Date

1847–52

Geography

Japan

Medium

Woodblock print

Dimensions

In frame: 14 8/16 x 19 8/16 in. (36.83 x 49.53 cm)
Not in frame: 9 8/16 x 14 in. (24.13 x 35.56 cm)

Credit Line

Bequest of David P. Harris ('46), 2020

Accession Number

2020.412

Creator Biography

UTAGAWA Kuniyoshi (1797–1861)

Publisher: Yorozu-ya Kichibei

Description

This print is the center sheet of a triptych of beautiful women (bijin) playing battledore (hago-ita). For the rightmost sheet, see 2020.414 (http://digital.kenyon.edu/arthistorystudycollection/1426) and for the leftmost sheet, see 2020.413 (http://digital.kenyon.edu/arthistorystudycollection/1425).

Keywords

Japanese print, woman, leisure, sports

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