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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 24th progressive proof, adding bright red and black to the kimono. Not faded; good condition.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Print
engraver
Morikawa, Kokichiro
designer
Kuniteru, Utagawa
printer
Nakamura, Tsurusaburo
Measurements
overall: 37.5 cm x 26 cm; 14 3/4 in x 10 1/4 in
ID Number
GA.03215.24
catalog number
03215.24
accession number
22582
Credit Line
T. Tokuno
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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