|Title:||Ashikaga Gyodozan kumo no kakehashi [The Hanging-cloud Bridge at Mount Gyodo near Ashikaga], from the series Shokoku Meikyo Iiran [Remarkable Views of Bridges in Various Provinces]|
|Materials:||Woodblock print (woodcut); nishiki-e, ink and colors on paper|
|Place Made:||Asia; Japan|
|Measurements:||Sheet/Image: 10 3/8 in x 15 1/16 in; 26.4 cm x 38.3 cm|
|Narrative Inscription: ||TITLE: recto, upp. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Shokoku meikyo kiran]; TITLE: recto, upp. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Ashikaga Gyodozan kumo no kakehashi]; SIGNATURE: recto, upp. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Zen Hokusai i-itsu hitsu]; SEAL: recto, lwr. l. (red ink): [Japanese character, Kiwame]; SEAL: recto, lwr. l. (red ink): [Japanese character, Eijudo]|
|Accession Number: ||MH 1949.44.Q.RII|
|Credit Line:||Purchase with the Nancy Everett Dwight Fund|
|Museum Collection: ||Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
A horizontal landscape with green-yellow cliffs, along which sevearl houses were built and a flat bridge connects the huge mount on the right with the single cliff at the center; clouds surround the mountains.
Note on back reads: "Famous Bridges of Japan Series." mountain passage, smoke.
Different title: The Hanging-cloud Bridge at Mount Gyodo near Ashikaga (Ashikaga Gyodozan Kumo no kakehashi), from the series Remarkable Views of Bridges in Various Provinces (Shokoku meikyo kiran).
prints; Ukiyo-e; landscapes; mountains; bridges; smoke
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