Chiura Obata’s Life and Death, Porcupine Flat

Selected Artworks from Chiura Obata: American Modern

A watercolor of a fallen tree with trees and the blue sky in the background.

Chiura Obata, Life and Death, Porcupine Flat, 1930, color woodcut on paper, 15 1/2 x 10 7/8 inches, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Obata Family, 2000.76.3, © 1989, Lillian Yuri Kodani.