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A man with three eyes is fitted with spectacles, watched by a man and woman with fantastically elongated necks, both smoking pipes; a Buddhist monk (?) playing a shamisen looks away. Coloured woodcut by K. Hokusai, 1834.

  • Katsushika, Hokusai, 1760-1849.
Date
1834]
Reference
565230i
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Publication/Creation

[Edo [Tokyo] (?) : [publisher not identified], 1834]

Physical description

1 print : woodcut, printed in colour ; image 18 x 24.6 cm

Lettering note

Lettering in Japanese at left and right of print has been partially trimmed

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 565230i

Languages

  • Japanese


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