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Ichiriki Roofs
  • Clifton Karhu
    born: Worthington, Minnesota, United States ; died: Kyoto, Japan ; active: Japan
  • Ichiriki Roofs, 1997
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 300 x 450 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 11 3/4 x 17 11/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 442 x 598 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 17 3/8 x 23 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
  • Gift of Ted and Sumie Childers
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0079

In foreground we see a line of grey/blue Japanese roof tiles going across the image horizontally. In the top left corner we see a tree with green foliage. Behind foreground we see varies roofs Top of image, we see multiple rooftops receeding into the background.