A Rustic Genji (Inaka Genji)

A Rustic Genji (Inaka Genji)

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Description
Wood block, Japanese, used to produce right-hand print of GA 03213 series forming a triptych with GA 03215 (center) and GA 03216 (left). Landscape with three kimono-clad figures under arching branch of tree. 23 separate impressions were required to complete the image from 13 printing surfaces on seven blocks. This block (recto) printed impressions GA 03213.08 (green, blue) and (verso) used for GA 03213.18 (turquoise). Inscription in Japanese and scrap of key print on verso.
Location
Currently not on view
maker
Morikawa, Kokichiro
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
ID Number
GA.03212.07
catalog number
03212.07
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

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