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Maker(s):Katsushika Hokusai
Culture:Japanese (1760-1849)
Title:Kōshū Mishimagoe [Mishima Pass in Kai Province], from the series Fugaku Sanjūrokkei [Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji]
Date Made:ca. 1823-1831
Materials:Woodblock print (woodcut); nishiki-e, ink and color on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Mat: 15 13/16 in x 20 in; 40.2 cm x 50.8 cm; Sheet/Image: 10 1/16 in x 14 11/16 in; 25.6 cm x 37.3 cm
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE: recto, upp. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Saki no Hokusai litsu hitsu]; TITLE: recto, upp. l. (black ink in cartouche): [Japanese character, Fugaku Sanjurokkei / Koshu / Mishimagoe].
Accession Number:  MH 2004.5.13
Credit Line:Gift of Eugenia and Robert L. Herbert
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

A huge tree in the foreground with Mount Fuji behind, surrounded by stylized white clouds. Green hills and bushes around. Travellers stop on their way to measure the circumference of the central pine tree. Three are descending towards a valley. No publisher, date, or censor seals. Publisher should be Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô). Fukei ga

landscapes; mountains; travelers; trees; clouds; smoke; series

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