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#9 Shūkei kitō no zu (Autumn Valley, Returning Boat)
  • Suzuki Shōnen
    born: Kyoto, Japan ; active: Japan
  • #9 Shūkei kitō no zu (Autumn Valley, Returning Boat), 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.j

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. Fisherman in a boat near lower left navigates a river that dominates the bottom left quadrant of the composition. High cliffs and hanging trees in bloom fill the right half.