A Rustic Genji (Inaka Genji)

A Rustic Genji (Inaka Genji)

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Wood block, Japanese, used to produce landscape print GA 03215. 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. 26 separate impressions were required to complete the image from 10 printing surfaces on six blocks, of which this block printed impressions GA 03215.03 (woman's red lips) and.17 (black hair) from the recto and embossing? from the verso.
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Gift of T. Tokuno, Chief of the Japanese Bureau of Engraving and Printing (Insatsukyoku), 1889-90
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National Museum of American History
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