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Landscape

Accession Number
1954/1.469

Title
Landscape

Artist(s)
Katsushika Hokusai

Object Creation Date
1st half of the 19th century

Medium & Support
color woodblock print on paper

Dimensions
2 5/16 in. x 5 3/16 in. ( 5.9 cm x 13.2 cm )

Credit Line
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker

Subject matter
Mountain landscape.

Physical Description
The print features a mountain, the edge of which creates a diagonal. A few plants are shown at the base of the mountain, and behind the mountain the sky is depicted with the colors of blue and white. The artist inscribed several calligraphic characters on the upper right-hand corner, which says "a scenery of the mountain and the water in the evening. (?)"

Primary Object Classification
Print

Primary Object Type
color print

Additional Object Classification(s)
Drawing

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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Keywords
landscapes (environments)
mountains
trees

3 Related Resources

Japan Pax Tokugawa 1600-1868
(Part of: Empires and Colonialism)
Landscape and Nature, Comparative and Historical
(Part of 3 Learning Collections)

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