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Ishiyakushi

Ishiyakushi Print shows an elderly traveler or monk reading banners hanging above a watering trough; his hat is on the ground behind him. ... show more

Ishiyakushi
1 print : woodcut, color ; 11.3 x 16.4 cm.
Print shows an elderly traveler or monk reading banners hanging above a watering trough; his hat is on the ground behind him.
  • Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006.
  • From the series: Tōkaidō Road.
  • Format: horizontal Yatsugiri-ban Nishikie.
  • Later impression of Tōkaidō series with Kyoka poetry.
  • Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).
  • Fine Prints: Japanese, pre-1915
  • Monks--Japan--1800-1810.
  • Travelers--Japan--1800-1810.
  • Eating & drinking--Japan--1800-1810.
  • Reading--Japan--1800-1810.
  • Troughs--Japan--1800-1810.
  • Tōkaidō (Japan)
  • Ukiyo-e--Japanese--1800-1810.
  • Woodcuts--Japanese--Color--1800-1810.
Katsushika, Hokusai, 1760-1849, artist
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Photo provided courtesy of the United States Library of Congress.