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Katata no rakugan (Descending Geese at Katata)
  • Kurosaki Akira
    born 1937
    born: Dalian, Manchuria, China ; active: Japan
  • Katata no rakugan (Descending Geese at Katata), 2010
  • Ōmi hakkei (Eight Views of Ōmi)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 501 x 853 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 19 3/4 x 33 9/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 617 x 937 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 24 5/16 x 36 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 32 x 44 in
  • Gift of Ted and Sumie Childers
  • Not on display
  • 2012.0071

Semi-abstract composition divided into two areas, orange and black, each depicting images of geese descending into the Lake Biwa. In the center there is a small shrine connected through a narrow bridge to the mainland.