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Nara (D)

Saitō Kiyoshi

Artwork Details

Nara (D)
Saitō Kiyoshi
color woodblock print on paper
17 15/16 in x 23 3/4 in (45.5 cm x 60.3 cm)
Gift of Dr. Lawrence Preuss



Subject Matter:

This woodblock print shows a person walking in the city of Nara, Japan.

Physical Description:

This scene has two trees and some logs jutting vertically out of the ground in the foreground, with some buildings and a figure walking in the background. The tree on the left in the foreground has a split trunk, and we can see some roots. The four logs are spaced fairly evenly in the center of the foreground, and the second tree is on the right in the foreground and leans to the right. Some leaves can be seen on the trees at the top of the scene. The ground in the background is white, and the figure walks in front of the buildings in the center right of the scene. The main and tallest roofline of the buildings is in the center of the background.

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