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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
[HD] Historic Deerfield; [MH] Mount Holyoke College Art Museum; [MH SK] The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College; [SC] Smith College Museum of Art; [UM] University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst

 


Maker(s):Yoshida Hiroshi
Culture:Japanese (1876-1950)
Title:Kyu Honmaru [Old Citadel], from the series Tokyo Jūnidai [Twelve Scenes of Tokyo]
Date Made:1929 (Shōwa 4)
Type:Print
Materials:Color woodblock print (woodcut) on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Mat: 14 in x 18 in; 35.6 cm x 45.7 cm; Sheet: 10 7/8 in x 16 3/8 in; 27.6 cm x 41.6 cm; Image: 9 3/4 in x 14 13/16 in; 24.8 cm x 37.6 cm
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE: recto, lwr. r. (black ink, within image): [Japanese character, Yoshida]; MONOGRAM: recto, lwr. r. (red ink, within image): [Japanese character, Hiroshi]; SIGNATURE: recot, lwr. r. (graphite): Hiroshi Yoshida; TITLE: recto, ctr. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Tokyo Juni Dai]; TITLE: recto, lwr. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Kyu Honmaru[; TITLE: recto, lwr. l. (graphite): Kyu Honmaru; DATE: recto, ctr. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Showa yon nen saku]; INSCRIPTION: recto, upp. l. (red ink): [Japanese character, Jizuri].
Accession Number:  MH 1964.114.Q.RII
Credit Line:Gift of Dorothy L. Blair (Class of 1914)
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Description:
A horizontal woodblock print of two ladies dressed in red kimonos strolling with umbrellas in hands. The old inner ditadel of Edo castle is behind a row of rainsoaked willows.

Keywords/Tags:
Shin Hanga; women; rain; castles; kimonos; landscapes

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