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Castle Gate
  • Clifton Karhu
    1927–2007
    born: Worthington, Minnesota, United States ; died: Kyoto, Japan ; active: Japan
  • Castle Gate, 1998
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Diameter: 400 mm
    Image Diameter: 15 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 470 x 486 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 18 1/2 x 19 1/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Gift of Ted and Sumie Childers
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0077
Description

Round image on a square piece of paper. In the foreground we see two trees on either side with a few orange and yellow leaves hanging from the branches. Past the trees is a gate with red doors. Inside the entryway we can make out more buildings and a roofline.