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Nissaka (The New Tokaido)
  • Sekino Junichirō
    1914–1988
    born: Aomori prefecture, Japan ; active: Japan
  • Nissaka (The New Tokaido), 1960, Showa period (1926–1989)
  • Fifty Three Stations of the Tōkaidō
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 321 x 454 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 12 5/8 x 17 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
  • Museum purchase: Lucy Shaw Schultz Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1990.0063
Description
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Exhibitions

Sōsaku hanga. In the foreground is a yellow-tinted pond filled with stems of lotus plants. Bottom right quadrant, foreground, a stem with a leaf rises from the water. At center, a leaf floats on the surface of the water. In the background are two stone lanterns, one at right and one at left, and a pavillion at the top right. A few trees surround the pavillion. Colors include yellow, brown, black, white, and grey.