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Thirty-six Views Of Mt. Fuji: Fuji From Goten-yama, At Shinagawa On The Tokaido [edo] by Katsushika Hokusai

Thirty-six Views Of Mt. Fuji: Fuji From Goten-yama, At Shinagawa On The Tokaido [edo]
by Katsushika Hokusai

Available at Scholten Japanese Art

1832

Prints

Woodblock

Edition Size: n/a

Sheet Size: 25.1 by 37.2 cm

Signed

Condition: Excellent

$13000.00

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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.

References:
J. Hillier, Hokusai: Paintings, Drawings and Woodcuts, 1955, no. 63
Seiji Nagata, Hokusai: Genius of the Japanese Ukiyo-e, 1995, p. 45, no. 43
Gian Carlo Calza, Hokusai: Il vecchio pazzo per la pittura, 1999, p. 298, no. V.35.39
Gian Carlo Calza, Hokusai, 2003, p. 284, no. V.35.39
Jocelyn Bouquillard, Hokusai’s Mount Fuji: The Complete Views in Color, 2007, pp. 100-101, no. 39

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