A Rustic Genji (Inaka Genji)


Wood block, Japanese. Landscape with two kimono-clad female figures in foreground; men engaged in agricultural activities in background with waterwheel. Block used to produce 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 key block providing the outline of the entire image on the recto. Four lines of Japanese writing on verso.

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.03216.25Accession Number: 22582Catalog Number: 03216.25

Object Name: blockOther Terms: Wood Cut

Physical Description: wood (overall material)Measurements: overall: 39 cm x 27 cm; 15 11/32 in x 10 5/8 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-d9df-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_793831

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