This figure a woman holding an arrow is of a picture type known as an allegory, or symbolic figure. The arrow refers to the fortunes of love...
Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.
Not all funerary stelae made for women were as modest as this one, which was not carved but decorated only with paint. This example is shape...
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