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Maker(s):Kawase Hasui
Culture:Japanese (1883-1957)
Title:Shimabara minato Mayuyama [Mayu Mount at the Port of Shimabara], from the series Nihon Fukei Senshu [Selected Views of Japan]
Date Made:1922
Materials:Woodblock print (woodcut); nishiki-e, ink and colors on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Mat: 18 in x 14 1/16 in; 45.7 cm x 35.7 cm; Sheet: 12 3/16 in x 9 in; 31 cm x 22.9 cm; Image: 11 3/16 in x 8 1/8 in; 28.4 cm x 20.6 cm
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE: recto, lwr. r. (stamp in black ink, within image): [Hasui, Japanese character]; SIGNATURE: recto, lwr. r. (stamp in red ink, within image): [Hasui, Japanese character]; PUBLISHER SEAL: recto, lwr. r. (stamp in black ink, within image): [Watanabe, Japanese character]; STAMP: recto, lwr. l. (blind stamp): [Nihon fûkei senshû, Japanese character]; INSCRIPTION: recto, lwr. l. (etching): [Shimabara minato Mayuyama, Japanese character]; INSCRIPTION: recto, lwr. l. (etching): [Taishô juichi nen saku, Japanese character]; MARK : verso, lwr. l. (pencil): [two opposite mountain-like patterns]; INSCRIPTION: verso, lwr. l. (pencil): Mayuyama Shimabara;INSCRIPTION: verso, lwr. r. (pencil): Hasui (1922); EDITION STAMP: verso, lwr. r. (stamp in red ink): [sanbyakumai[ill.]zeppan / dainanajuichiban, Japanese character]; INSCRIPTION : verso, lwr. r. (graphite): Q. RII. 150.1964
Accession Number:  MH 1964.150.Q.RII
Credit Line:Gift of Dorothy L. Blair (Class of 1914)
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

Landscape with mountains in the background, buildings, fishing village, boats on water in foreground. A vertical townscape: blue mountains in the background, a row of tan wooden houses with stone wall, five small boats on the bank, and a body of shimmering water in the foreground.

landscapes; blue; mountains; villages

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