Old Man from the Mountain Hut

A work made of color woodblock print.

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  • A work made of color woodblock print.

Date:

1953

Artist:

Azechi Umetaro
Japanese, 1902-1999

About this artwork

This one of the <a href="This one of the prints of Old Man from the Mountain Hut. Both prints display different colors, especially in the face of the old man, and neither print exhibits the same color choices as the drawing. Notice in the drawing that the positions of the figure’s fingers are not as they appear in the prints, though the new positions have been indicated on the drawing in pencil. Azechi Umetaro was an avid mountain climber, and his love for this pastime makes up the core of his subject matter.

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Asian Art

Artist

Azechi Umetaro

Title

Old Man from the Mountain Hut

Origin

Japan

Date

1948–1958

Medium

Color woodblock print

Dimensions

62.4 x 42.2 cm (24 5/8 x 16 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Bequest of Susan Cullen

Reference Number

1994.811.2

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