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A Rustic Genji (Inaka Genji)

A Rustic Genji (Inaka Genji)

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Description
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 printed impressions GA 03213.02 ( blush on flat surfaces of faces--recto) and GA 03213.04 and.14 (brown and green on trees--verso).
Object Name
block
maker
Morikawa, Kokichiro
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 39 cm x 26.5 cm x 1 cm; 15 11/32 in x 10 7/16 in x 13/32 in
ID Number
GA.03212.02
catalog number
03212.02
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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Exhibition
Printing and Graphic Arts
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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