University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object TitleUmbrella Figure
Object Number: 2001-11-7
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Date Made: 1923-1926
Early Date: 1923
Late Date: 1926
Section:Asian
Materials:Paper
Ink
Iconography:Umbrella
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. John W. White, 2001

Description

Umbrella figure (傘師圖) by Fujiwara Takayoshi (藤原隆兼). Human figures in a house with umbrellas. Probably published by Nippon Gasui-Sha (Japan Print Purity Company) as part of their monthly series The Nippon Mokuhan Gasui (Masterpieces of Old Japanese Colour Prints).


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