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Mystery of Wood I
  • Ōkura Jirō
    born: Uji City, Kyoto, Japan ; died: Kyoto, Japan ; active: Japan
  • Mystery of Wood I, 1987
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • screen print, hand coloring
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 269 x 340 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 9/16 x 13 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 16 x 20 in
  • Gift of Miss Hiroko Ōkura
  • Not on display
  • 2014.0564

Abstract. Two objects, which appear to be pieces of wood, on an empty field. At center is the larger piece, and behind it to the left is a smaller one. Both pieces have a circular shape at their center.