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"Snake and Lizard"

Artist

Kitagawa Utamaro ; Tsutaya Ju_zaburo_

Date

1788

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'Snake and Lizard', Kitagawa Utamaro      ;    Tsutaya Ju_zaburo_
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Medium: Books | From a woodblock printed book; ink and color on paper
Size: 8 1/2 x 12 1/2 in. (21.6 x 31.7 cm) (image)10 1/2 x 12 13/16 in. (26.7 x 32.5 cm) (sheet)
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Culture: Asia, Japan
Style: 18th century, Edo period
Inscriptions: right:I am sending you a long, wistful letter Written on paperRolled up like a coiled snake.My pent-up passion,Is as deep as a snake is longKaki okuruFumi mo toguro woMakigami niTsumoru omoi noTake wa nagamushi by
Physical Description: double page from a illustrated poem book
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Louis W. Hill, Jr.
Accession Number: P.75.51.130
Artist: Utamaro Kitagawa, Japanese, 1753 - 1806
Role: Artist
Nationality: Japanese
Life Dates: Japanese, 1753 - 1806

Artist: Ju_zaburo_ Tsutaya
Role: Publisher
Nationality: Japanese
Added to Site: February 28, 2009