Wood block, Japanese. Landscape with two kimono-clad female figures in foreground; men engaged in agricultural activities in background with waterwheel. Block used to produce left-hand print in a triptych with GA 03213 and GA 03215. 24 separate impressions were required to complete the image from 14 printing surfaces on eight blocks. This block printed impressions GA 03216.02 and .04( blush on flat surfaces of faces and ??--recto) and GA 03216.23 (black details on hair and clothing--verso). Both sides of block show some Japanese writing and residue of key print pasted down to guide cutting.
Currently not on view
Gift of T. Tokuno, Chief of the Japanese Bureau of Engraving and Printing (Insatsukyoku), 1889-90