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Ju nin, To iro
  • Josephine Severn
    active: Australia
  • Ju nin, To iro, 2000
  • Baren Exchange Portfolio #5
  • Where object was made: Australia
  • woodcut
  • Gift of BarenForum.org
  • Not on display
  • 2001.0087.20
Description

Sixteen rectangle blocks. From top left to bottom right: Outline frontal view of man with outstretched arms and legs; tree with starry background; angle (?) with halo rings; asterisk-like star on black ground; white tree with foliage on black ground; White woman outlined in black at right with black vine on white ground at left; Upside down grided man with outstretched arms and legs with circles around him; Solid black man with outstretched arms and legs on sketched background; Solid black woman with radial lines coming from her; Black and white spiral on yellow/orange background; Palm tree (?) or fern (?) on black background; Dancing figure with waves in background; Silhouette of figure on black background; Solid black dancing female figure; Upside down female figure on white background with four pointed black stars; Black tree on white ground.