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#3 Chōkei suichō no zu (Peachtree Valley and Hanging Fishline)
  • Suzuki Shōnen
    1848–1918
    born: Kyoto, Japan ; active: Japan
  • #3 Chōkei suichō no zu (Peachtree Valley and Hanging Fishline), 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
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2036.d
Description

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. Mountain range runs horizontallly in middle distance at center. Fisherman with pole sits in bottom right quadrant near a flowering peach tree. Details of tree painted on over printing. Body of water fills bottom left quadrant of composition.