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Biyakugoji, Nara

Accession Number
1986/2.68

Title
Biyakugoji, Nara

Artist(s)
Saitō Kiyoshi

Artist Nationality
Japanese (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
1963

Medium & Support
color woodblock print on paper

Dimensions
17 3/4 in x 23 15/16 in (45 cm x 60.8 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Dr. Lawrence Preuss

Subject matter
This woodblock print depicts a figure walking down a street in Nara, Japan.

Physical Description
The composition has a wide path in the middle heading into the background, with buildings on eiher side and three telephone poles in the middle. The top of a tree can be seen over the buildings in the top left of the scene. The front center portion of the pathway has some darker horizontal marks, and a dark figure is on the pathway in the center right of the composition.

Primary Object Classification
Print

Primary Object Type
color print

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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Keywords
streets
trees
utility poles
walking

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