Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849). Chinese Boys Learning to Write and Paint, ca. 1785. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Francis Lathrop Collection, Purchase, Frederick C. Hewitt Fund, 1911 (JP743)
Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770). A Woman Sweeping up Her Love Letters, Edo period (1615–1868). Japan. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Henry L. Phillips Collection, Bequest of Henry L. Phillips, 1939 (JP2779) | A beautiful woman holding a broom looks back at baskets full of love letters borne by an ox.