A Rustic Genji (Inaka Genji)

Description
Japanese wood block print. Landscape subject with three kimono-clad figures under arching branch of tree. Right-hand print in a triptych with GA 03215 and GA 03216. 23 separate impressions were required to complete the image from 13 printing surfaces on seven blocks, GA 03212.01-.07, of which this is the 8th progressive proof, adding green and blue to costume details.
Location
Currently not on view
maker
Morikawa, Kokichiro
ID Number
GA.03213.08
catalog number
03213.08
accession number
22582
Credit Line
Gift of T. Tokuno, Chief of the Japanese Bureau of Engraving and Printing (Insatsukyoku), 1889-90
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Data Source
National Museum of American History