Set of six wood blocks for printing Takeuchi Seihō, “Bear in Snow”

Maker(s)
Artist: Takeuchi Seihō 竹内栖鳳 (1864-1942)
Historical period(s)
Showa era, after 1940
Medium
Wood
Dimensions
H x W x D (Block 1): 31.5 × 47.6 × 2.3 cm (12 3/8 × 18 3/4 × 7/8 in) H x W x D (Block 2): 31.6 × 47.5 × 2.1 cm (12 7/16 × 18 11/16 × 13/16 in) H x W x D (Block 3): 31.8 × 47.3 × 2.1 cm (12 1/2 × 18 5/8 × 13/16 in) H x W x D (Block 4): 31.6 × 47.4 × 2 cm (12 7/16 × 18 11/16 × 13/16 in) H x W x D (Block 5): 40.8 × 52 × 1.9 cm (16 1/16 × 20 1/2 × 3/4 in) H x W x D (Block 6): 40.9 × 51.6 × 2.1 cm (16 1/8 × 20 5/16 × 13/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Robert O. Muller Collection
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S2003.8.3798.1-.6
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Tool and Equipment
Type

Printing blocks

Keywords
bear, Japan, Robert O. Muller collection, Showa era (1926 - 1989), snow, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
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