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#2 Baika ryūsui no zu (Plum Blossoms and Running Water)
  • Suzuki Shōnen
    1848–1918
    born: Kyoto, Japan ; active: Japan
  • #2 Baika ryūsui no zu (Plum Blossoms and Running Water), 1893, Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Shōnen sansui gafu (Page from an Album of Landscapes by Shonen)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 235 x 170 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 1/4 x 6 11/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 272 x 205 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 11/16 x 8 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 11 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2036.c
Description
Exhibitions

Chūban size album series of twelve landscapes printed as an imitation of paintings in original wrapper decorated with pines on front and catalogue title of prints on verso. Farmer with hoe on his back crosses a bridge. Bridge runs from center left to lower right. Village at center left. Flowering plum trees at bottom right and center left. Flowers applied with paint on top of print. Mountains in upper half of composition, water runs from lower right to bottom left corner.