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Michinoku Buri [Sketch of Customs in Northeast Japan]

Michinoku Buri (Sketch of Customs in Northeast Japan), illustrates life of common people in Tohoku Region, must be sketches drawn by painter Hokuba while traveling. Hokuba is assumed to be Teisai Hokuba (1771 - 1844), a disciple of Hokusai. Rice-planting girls, gelidium jelly venders and people in other professions are vividly drawn in a light and easy style.


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