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Title

Behind the scenes

1955


Artist

Itō Shinsui

Japan

1898 - 1972


Details


Alternative title

Gakuya


Place where the work was made

Japan


Date

1955


Media category

Print


Materials used

colour woodcut


Dimensions

44.7 x 33.5 cm image; 50.4 x 36.0 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed u.l., in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Shinsui [and artist's seal]". Dated l.l. [margin], in Japanese, ink "Shôwa sanjû-nen go-gatsu [May 1955]".


Credit

Purchased with funds provided by Yasuko Myer 1991


Location

Not on display


Accession number

99.1991


Artist information

Itō Shinsui

Works in the collection

2


Place

Where the work was made
Japan