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Biyakugoji, Nara

Saitō Kiyoshi

Artwork Details

Biyakugoji, Nara
Saitō Kiyoshi
color woodblock print on paper
17 3/4 in x 23 15/16 in (45 cm x 60.8 cm)
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.

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