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A Rustic Genji (Inaka Genji)

A Rustic Genji (Inaka Genji)

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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 7th progressive proof, adding reddish details to landscape.
Object Name
print
engraver
Morikawa, Kokichiro
ID Number
GA.03216.07
accession number
22582
catalog number
03216.07
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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