Wall in Nitteji Village (Nitteji mura no kabe)

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Maker(s)
Artist: Kawada Kan 川田幹 (born 1927)
Historical period(s)
Showa era, 1970
Medium
Stencil print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 35 x 59.8 cm (13 3/4 x 23 9/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Anonymous gift
Accession Number
S1995.149
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Print
Type

Stencil print

Keywords
Japan, Showa era (1926 - 1989)
Provenance

To 1995
A Private collector, to 1995

From 1995
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, given by a private collector in 1995

Previous Owner(s)

John K. Everson

Label

Inspired by techniques used in dying textiles, the artist has created an image of the village of Kurashiki, famous for its attractive preservation of traditional architecture and craft workshops. The stencil technique was popular among artists seeking to relate their works to folk craft.

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Rights Statement

Copyright with artist