Jul 2, 2014

A View of Mount Fuji and Travellers by a Bridge

A View of Mount Fuji and Travellers by a Bridge

ca. 1835

Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾 北斎

(Japanese, 1760–1849)

Color woodblock print

Sheet: 25.1 x 37.8 cm (9 7/8 x 14 7/8 in.)

Bequest of James Parmelee 1940.997



Here, Mount Fuji is seen across the fields known as Nakahara, just off the T kaid Road (the principal route along the eastern coast between Edo and Kyoto). In the foreground is the thatched roof of a shrine and a stone statue on the bank of the stream.

See also
Japanese Art
Japanese Art
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