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"Offering Pails of Water"

Artist

Katsushika Hokusai ; Tsutaya Ju_zaburo_

Date

c. 1790

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'Offering Pails of Water', Katsushika Hokusai      ;    Tsutaya Ju_zaburo_
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Medium: Prints | Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Size: 8 5/16 x 6 in. (21.1 x 15.3 cm) (image, sheet)
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Culture: Asia, Japan
Style: 18th century, Edo period
Inscriptions: Flirtation is like a wooden pail with a loose hhop.One its hoop is taken off,the water spills out from it [corrupting a religeous woman],the pail breaks apart [breaking a wife's heart].This is said in the Mibu's play.by Yadoya no Meshimori Shunro_ ga Publisher:Tsutaya Ju_zaburo_
Physical Description: nishiki-e
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Louis W. Hill, Jr.
Accession Number: P.78.64.16.4
Artist: Ju_zaburo_ Tsutaya
Role: Publisher
Nationality: Japanese

Artist: Hokusai Katsushika, Japanese, 1760 - 1849
Role: Artist
Nationality: Japanese
Life Dates: Japanese, 1760 - 1849
Added to Site: February 28, 2009