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Maker(s):Katsushika Hokusai
Culture:Japanese (1760-1849)
Title:Sesshu Ajikawaguchi Tenpozan [Mount Tenpo at the mouth of the Aji River in Settsu Province, from the series Shokoku Meikyo Kiran [Remarkable Views of Bridges in Various Provinces]
Date Made:1827-1830
Materials:Woodblock print (woodcut); nishiki-e, ink and colors on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Sheet/Image: 9 13/16 in x 15 1/16 in; 24.9 cm x 38.3 cm
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE: recto, upp. r. (black ink, within image): [Japanese character, Saki no Hokusai litsu hitsu]; TITLE: recot, upp. r. (black ink, within cartoche): [Japanese character, Shokoku /meikyo kiran/ Sesshu Ajikawaguchi / Tenpozan]; SEAL: recto, lwr. l. (red ink, within image): [Japanese character, Eijudo]; SEAL: recot, lwr. l. (red ink, within image): [Japanese character, Kiwame]; INSCRIPTION: recto, upp. r. (black ink, within image): [Japanese character, [ill.]].
Accession Number:  MH 1973.289.Q.RII
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Louis C. Black
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

A horizontal woodblock print of a coastal community with shrine, bridges over inlets, seawall, and many pilgrims or travelers on the roadways, also boats moored offshore among pilings. Fukei ga

Ukiyo-e; landscapes; views; bridges

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