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The Activities of the Twelve Months

1794
Nichōsai (Matsuya Heizaburō), Japanese, 1772 - 1803
In this scroll the artist Jichosai uses lively lines to capture humorous figures as they carry out various activities for each of the twelve months of the year. This image, representing the tenth month, shows Buddhist monks at prayer. ...

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