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Artist/Maker:Shiko Munakata (Japanese, b.1903, d.1975), printmaker

Date:1959

Place:Japan

Classification:Print

Measurements:image 31 11/16 x 35 7/16 in. (80.6 x 89.9 cm) on sheet 38 11/16 x 40 15/16 in. (98.3 x 104 cm)

Medium:woodcut reworked with brush and black sumi ink

Credit Line:The Howard and Caroline Porter Collection

Department:Prints, Drawings & Photographs

Accession No:1983.177