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ID:P0737-2
Artist name:Asahi Masahide (1900-1956)
旭正秀
Title: Tokonatsu no piramiddo (Ejiputo)
常夏のピラミッド (埃及)
Piramid in everlasting summer (Egypt)
Title of series: Taiō hanga kinen sakuhin shū
滞欧版画紀念作品集
Collection of work commemorating a European tour
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Date:1933
Reference:Adventurous Artists (Spring 2017), cat. 11
Description: Masahide travelled through the Suez canal en route to Europe. He visited the pyramids and produced this print which may have been inspired by Utagawa Hiroshige’s 1857 print from his One hundred famous views of Edo, in which a close up of a horse seen from behind.

 

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