Hobbyhorse, from a collaborative album of 11 pagesArtist(s)JapaneseArtist NationalityJapanese (culture or style)Object Creation Datecirca 1923Medium & Supportalbum leaf, ink and light color on paperDimensions
10 5/8 in x 14 1/16 in (27 cm x 35.8 cm);10 5/8 in x 7 1/16 in x 11/16 in (27 cm x 18 cm x 1.8 cm)Credit LineGift of Dr. and Mrs. J. Robert WillsonSubject matter
This is what appears to be a sketch of the children's toy, "hobbyhorse". The subject is depicted in many other artworks in Japanese history.Physical Description
This painting depicts a "hobbyhorse" with a detailed head and long stick for a body, intended for play. The horse has four colors, blue, black, pink, and red. The horse looks off to the left of the page and is wearing what appears to be wearing a mouth bit and a cloth around its neck. To the right is the artist's signature written vertically in black with a red stamp directly following it. Primary Object Classification Unbound Work Primary Object TypeleafAdditional Object Classification(s)PaintingCollection AreaAsianRights
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