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#9 Shūkei kitō no zu (Autumn Valley, Returning Boat)
  • Suzuki Shōnen
    1848–1918
    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
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. 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.