A Rustic Genji (Inaka Genji)

Description
Japanese wood block print. Landscape with two kimono-clad female figures in foreground; men engaged in agricultural activities in background with waterwheel. Left-hand print in a triptych with GA 03213 and GA 03215. 24 separate impressions were required to complete the image from 14 printing surfaces on eight blocks, of which this is the 3rd progressive proof, adding red lips to the faces.
Location
Currently not on view
maker
Morikawa, Kokichiro
ID Number
GA.03216.03
catalog number
03216.03
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