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Thirty Gods of the Nichiren Sect

Asian Art

Ed Wiener was an important New York modernist jeweler who had a store named "Arts and Ends" on West Fifty-fifth Street. The store's proximity to the Museum of Modern Art was perhaps not accidental: Kramer's jewelry was especially responsive to the art of such important modern masters as Alexander Archipenko, Pablo Picasso and Alexander Calder. Kramer claimed, however, that the main influence on his work was jazz, and he often used musical metaphors when speaking of his designs.

MEDIUM Woodblock print
  • Place Made: Japan
  • DATES 18th century
    PERIOD Edo Period
    DIMENSIONS 16 1/4 x 5 in.  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1995.182.1
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Jeffrey Haddow
    RIGHTS STATEMENT No known copyright restrictions
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    CAPTION Thirty Gods of the Nichiren Sect, 18th century. Woodblock print, 16 1/4 x 5 in. Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Jeffrey Haddow, 1995.182.1 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1995.182.1_IMLS_PS4.jpg)
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     <em>Thirty Gods of the Nichiren Sect</em>, 18th century. Woodblock print, 16 1/4 x 5 in. Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Jeffrey Haddow, 1995.182.1 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1995.182.1_IMLS_PS4.jpg)