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Poéme No. 11: Spring

A work made of woodblock and object print.

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  • A work made of woodblock and object print.

Date:

1950

Artist:

Onchi Kōshirō
Japanese, 1891-1955

About this artwork

In this print the artist juxtaposed floral lace with a mass of string and a woodblock image of a butterfly. The artist combined representational imagery (the butterfly) and forms made through gesture (the impression of the string) in order to capture both the sights and the energy of spring.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Artist

Onchi Kōshirō

Title

Poéme No. 11: Spring

Origin

Japan

Date

1950

Medium

Woodblock and object print

Dimensions

51.0 × 38.9 cm

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Albert L. Arenberg

Reference Number

1962.1111

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