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carved woodblock for print "Avant l'audience"
  • Paul Jacoulet, artist
    born: Paris, France ; died: Tokyo, Japan ; active: Japan
    Maeda Kentarō, carver
    active 1934–1960
    died: Tokyo, Japan ; active: Japan
  • carved woodblock for print "Avant l'audience", 1941–1942, Showa period (1926–1989)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • cherry wood
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 445 x 350 x 17 mm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 17 1/2 x 13 3/4 x 5/8 in
  • Gift of Merrill Randol Sherwin
  • Not on display
  • 2001.0188

One side is carved with large robe/costume shape with details, and is stained with with yellow pigment at right. Small detail elements at left are stained with red pigment. The other side provides different carved details for the same robe shape R, and tiny elements L, all stained with yellow pigment.