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A Rustic Genji (Inaka Genji)

A Rustic Genji (Inaka Genji)

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Print
engraver
Morikawa, Kokichiro
designer
Kuniteru, Utagawa
printer
Nakamura, Tsurusaburo
ID Number
GA.03215.01
catalog number
03215.01
accession number
22582
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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