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Maker(s):Katsushika Hokusai
Culture:Japanese (1760-1849)
Title:Hietsu no Sakai Tsuribashi [The Suspension Bridge on the Border of Hida and Etchu Provinces], 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:Mat: 14 1/4 in x 19 1/4 in; 36.2 cm x 48.9 cm; Sheet/Image: 9 13/16 in x 14 5/8 in; 24.9 cm x 37.1 cm
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE: recto, upp. r. (black ink, within image): [Japanese character, Saki no Kokusai litsu hitsu]; TITLE: recto, upp. r. (black ink, within cartoche): [Japanese character, Shokoku / meikyo kiran / Hietsu no sakai / tsuribashi].
Accession Number:  MH 1973.290.Q.RII
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Louis C. Black
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

A horizontal woodblock print of a suspension bridge between mountains with two travellers walking on it. There are two goats on the mountains to the right and birds flying in the background. Fukei ga

Ukiyo-e; landscapes; bridges; views

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