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Spring Lanterns
  • Clifton Karhu
    1927–2007
    born: Worthington, Minnesota, United States ; died: Kyoto, Japan ; active: Japan
  • Spring Lanterns, 1996
  • 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: 370 x 514 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 9/16 x 20 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
  • Gift of Ted and Sumie Childers
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0081
Description

Image of hanging globe lamps in varies areas of the image, all red with white circular patterns. The globe on the left side of the image has a pink triangle hanging from it. Bottom center we see a square shape with green corners made from wood. Top center we see the overhang of japanese rooftops.