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Maker(s):Katsushika Hokusai
Culture:Japanese (1760-1849)
Title:[Spectors at Takada], from vol. 1 of the book Ehon Kyoka Yama Mata Yama [Picture Book of Mountain Verse]
Date Made:1804
Materials:Woodblock print (woodcut); nishiki-e, ink and colors on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Mount: 7 15/16 in x 12 7/8 in; 20.2 cm x 32.7 cm; Sheet: 7 1/8 in x 12 1/8 in; 18.1 cm x 30.8 cm; Image: 6 9/16 in x 12 in; 16.7 cm x 30.5 cm
Narrative Inscription:  INSCRIPTION: recto, upp. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, [ill.]].
Accession Number:  MH 1997.2.8
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Louis C. Black
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

Picture book double pages. Three women with a telescope launched on a pine tree. Mount Fuji in the distance. Inscriptions by Oharatei Tanbo originally in the top section of the pages were trimmed. Publisher should be Tsutaya Juzaburo (1750-1797).

books; illustrations; landscapes; courtesans; mountains

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