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#10 Sōrin raishō no zu (#10 Frosty Grove, Arrival of Woodcutters)
  • Suzuki Shōnen
    1848–1918
    born: Kyoto, Japan ; active: Japan
  • #10 Sōrin raishō no zu (#10 Frosty Grove, Arrival of Woodcutters), 1893, Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Shōnen sansui gafu (an Album of Landscapes by Shōnen)
  • 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.k
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. Woodcutter at outer limbs of tree chopping branches with his axe. Tree originates at bottom center, with the main branch stretching to the upper left, and minor branches covered with red leaves filling much of the bottom half of the composition. Mountain silouette in background, bottom right quadrant.