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A Rustic Genji (Inaka Genji)

A Rustic Genji (Inaka Genji)

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Japanese wood block print. Landscape subject with three kimono-clad figures under arching branch of tree. Right-hand print in a triptych with GA 03215 and GA 03216. 23 separate impressions were required to complete the image from 13 printing surfaces on seven blocks, GA 03212.01-.07, of which this is the 3rd progressive proof, adding red lips to the faces.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Print
maker
Morikawa, Kokichiro
ID Number
GA.03213.03
catalog number
03213.03
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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