Search Results:

Viewing Record 1 of 1

[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
[HD] Historic Deerfield; [MH] Mount Holyoke College Art Museum; [MH SK] The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College; [SC] Smith College Museum of Art; [UM] University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst

 


Maker(s):Katsushika Hokusai
Culture:Japanese (1760-1849)
Title:Ryudo Shoto [Pines and Waves at the Dragon Cavern], from the series Ryukyu Hakkei [Eight Views of the Ryukyu Islands]
Date Made:1832-1833
Type:Print
Materials:Woodblock print (woodcut); nishiki-e, ink and colors on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Mat: 16 in x 20 in; 40.6 cm x 50.8 cm; Sheet/Image: 10 in x 14 11/16 in; 25.4 cm x 37.3 cm
Narrative Inscription:  TITLE/SIGNATURE: recto, upp. l. (faded red ink): [Japanese character, Ryudo shoto / Ryukyu hakkei / Saki no Hokusai litsu hitsu]; SEAL: recto, lwr. r. (blue ink): [a stylized "mori" character under a mountain pattern].
Accession Number:  MH 2013.5.2
Credit Line:Gift of Jane Buck Hellawell (Class of 1949)
mh_2013_5_2_v1.jpg

Description:
An horizontal landscape of small islands of the village of Ryudo on a large body of water. Clouds separate the islands with the mountain in distance. Two little boat in the lower left foreground. Inscriptions faded in the upper left cartouche and a publisher seal in blue appears to the right margin. Fukei ga

Keywords/Tags:
Ukiyo-e; landscapes; islands; water; clouds; boats; blue

Link to share this object record:
https://museums.fivecolleges.edu/detail.php?t=objects&type=ext&id_number=MH+2013.5.2

Research on objects in the collections, including provenance, is ongoing and may be incomplete. If you have additional information or would like to learn more about a particular object, please email fc-museums-web@fivecolleges.edu.

2 Related Media Items

mh_2013_5_2_v1.jpg
mh_2013_5_2_v1.jpg
mh_2013_5_2_v1.jpg
mh_2013_5_2_v1_cc.jpg

6 Related Objects

mh_1975_3_19_v1_01.jpg
MH 1975.3.19
Unknown
Willow pattern platter
ca. 1820
mh_1975_3_15_v1_01.jpg
MH 1975.3.15
Enoch Wood & Sons
Bicentennial plate
1818-1825
mh_sk_b_12_f_23_7_v1_01_ref.jpg
MH SK B.12.F.23.7
Clews, James and Ralph
Plate
ca. 1826-1834
mh_2015_12_1_v1_01.jpg
MH 2015.12.1
Scott, Paul
Scott's Cumbrian Blue(s), American Scenery, Hudson River, Indian Point No. 4
ca. 1820; 2015
mh_2015_12_2_v1_01.jpg
MH 2015.12.2
Scott, Paul
Scott's Cumbrian Blue(s), Palestine, Gaza
ca. 1840; 2015
mh_2016_s4_v1_01.jpg
MH 2016.S4
William Adams & Sons
Plate with Palestine pattern
ca. 1840
Viewing Record 1 of 1