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Fuji from Goten-yama, at Shinagawa on the Tokaido  - Katsushika Hokusai prints

Fuji from Goten-yama, at Shinagawa on the Tokaido

By Katsushika Hokusai

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Fuji from Goten-yama, at Shinagawa on the Tokaido  - Katsushika Hokusai print

Katsushika Hokusai
1832

Contact Scholten Japanese Art about Fuji from Goten-yama, at Shinagawa on the Tokaido By Katsushika Hokusai

Date: 1832

Medium: woodcut/woodblock/ukiyo-e, woodblock

Edition size: n/a

Sheet size: 25.1 by 37.2 cm

Condition: excellent

Signature: signed

Price: $13000 (excl. taxes)

Description:

From the series "Thirty-Six Views of Mt. Fuji"

view of rolling hills at Gotenyama revelers enjoying the blossoming cherry trees; signed zen Hokusai Iitsu hitsu, published by Eijudo (Nishimura Yohachi), ca. 1832

oban yoko-e 7/8 by 14 5/8 in., 25.1 by 37.2 cm

During the Kambun era (1661-1673) cherry saplings were transplanted from the famed Mt. Yoshino in the Yamato province to Gotenyama in Edo, thus providing the edokko (the sophisticated residents of Edo) with their own locale for springtime cherry blossom viewing.

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