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Making Bamboo Blinds, illustration for The Bamboo-Blind Shell (Sudare-gai), from the series "A Matching Game with Genroku-period Poem Shells (Genroku kasen kai awase)"

A work made of color woodblock print with metallic pigments and blindprinting (as a result of forgetting to ink the group of extra slats of bamboo); surimono.
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  • A work made of color woodblock print with metallic pigments and blindprinting (as a result of forgetting to ink the group of extra slats of bamboo); surimono.

Date:

1821

Artist:

Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾 北斎
Japanese, 1760–1849

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Artist

Katsushika Hokusai

Title

Making Bamboo Blinds, illustration for The Bamboo-Blind Shell (Sudare-gai), from the series "A Matching Game with Genroku-period Poem Shells (Genroku kasen kai awase)"

Date

1816–1833

Medium

Color woodblock print with metallic pigments and blindprinting (as a result of forgetting to ink the group of extra slats of bamboo); surimono

Dimensions

20.0 × 17.5 cm

Credit Line

Gift of Helen C. Gunsaulus

Reference Number

1954.614

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