A Rustic Genji (Inaka Genji)

A Rustic Genji (Inaka Genji)

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Wood block, Japanese, used to produce right-hand print of GA 03213 series forming a triptych with GA 03215 (center) and GA 03216 (left). Landscape with three kimono-clad figures under arching branch of tree. 23 separate impressions were required to complete the image from 13 printing surfaces on seven blocks. This block (recto) printed impressions GA 03213.11 (blind stamping for kimono borders) and (verso) used for GA 03213.22 (pale green, former purple?).
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Morikawa, Kokichiro
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wood (overall material)
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Gift of T. Tokuno, Chief of the Japanese Bureau of Engraving and Printing (Insatsukyoku), 1889-90
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Tokuno Gift
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National Museum of American History
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