A Rustic Genji (Inaka Genji)


Japanese wood block print depicting a landscape scene. Single kimono-clad female figure in foreground; several men and a horse working in fields in background. Center print in a triptych with GA 03213 and GA 03216. 25 separate impressions were required to complete the image from 10 printing surfaces on six blocks, GA 03214.01-.06, of which this is the first progressive proof, the outline of the entire image printed from the key block.

Engraver: Morikawa, KokichiroDesigner: Kuniteru, UtagawaPrinter: Nakamura, Tsurusaburo

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Gift of T. Tokuno, Chief of the Japanese Bureau of Engraving and Printing (Insatsukyoku), 1889-90

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: GA.03215.01Catalog Number: 03215.01Accession Number: 22582

Object Name: PrintOther Terms: Print; Wood Cut

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 37.4 cm x 26.1 cm; 14 23/32 in x 10 9/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-0313-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_793518

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