A Rustic Genji (Inaka Genji)


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 10th progressive proof, adding blue to sky.

Maker: Morikawa, Kokichiro

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.03216.10Catalog Number: 03216.10Accession 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/ng49ca746b3-8d61-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_793780

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