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W19 Pincus - HIST 392/ENVIRON 462 - Doing Environmental History in Japan

The print depicts a fisherman standing on a seaside cliff perfoming loneline fishing. There are great waves below him striking the cliff and there is a mountain in the background. The print mainly applies the color of white and shades of blue. The artist inscribed the title of the work along with his signature on the upper left-hand corner.
Katsushika Hokusai
A Solitary Fisherman at Kajikasawa, Kai Province (Kajikasawa, Kai)
1823 – 1829
woodblock print | paper, ôban yoko-e size
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1948/1.150
Ikeno Taiga;Ikeno Gyokuran
A Mountain Landscape with a Waterfall (Taiga side of screen); Landscapes and Flower Studies (Gyokuran side of screen)
1750 – 1776
ink | gold paper, screen
Museum Purchase
1958/1.90
Two fishemen rest on a boat standed in the shallow water, facing the viewer with their backs. They are looking at another group of fishermen in the distance standing on the lakebank. There are more boats on the lake across the land.
Andô Hiroshige
Hôeidô Tôkaidô Series: Mitsuke, Tenryû River
1833 – 1834
color woodblock print | paper
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1948/1.128
Here, caught in a sudden downpour, people rush along the steep hillside.  Bamboo bends under the force of wind and rain, and the people in the foreground mimic this downward motion in order to shield their eyes from the water streaming upon them in torrents.  Masterfully depicted, the viewer can almost feel the bullets of rain, and sense of sympathy for these unfortunate travelers.<br />
Andô Hiroshige
Hôeidô Tôkaidô Series: Sudden Shower at Shôno
1833 – 1834
color woodblock print | paper
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1948/1.130
A great, claw-shaped wave which almost swampes the boats dominates the scene, . The Mount Fuji appears in the distance and seems much smaller compared to the waves. In the upper left-hand corner, the artist inscribed the title of the work along with his signature.
Katsushika Hokusai
36 Views of Mt. Fuji: The Great Wave off Kanagawa (Kanagawa oki nami ura)
1829 – 1833
color woodblock print | paper
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1948/1.149
Utagawa Toyoharu
Scenes from the Seventh Month: Male banquet indoors, lovers under autumn leaves
1770 – 1785
color woodblock print | paper
Museum Purchase
1960/1.161
The snowy mass of Mount Hira rises behind a snow-covered village and clumps of bamboo by an inlet of Lake Biwa. The attendant poem in the upper left corner reads: <br />         He who would see the beauty of the evening on the peaks of <br />         Hira must behold it after the snows have fallen and before the <br />         flowers are fully blown.<br />
Andô Hiroshige
Eight Views of Ômi: #1 Evening Snow on Mount Hira
1829 – 1839
color woodblock print | paper, ôban yoko-e size
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1948/1.134
This vertical print frames a view of a landscape with an up close view of a bird in the upper right corner that takes up about thirty percent of the image.<br />The viewer is positioned alongside the bird, circling the sky above the twin peaks of a mountain. A crate floats in the water below while smaller birds flocking around it.  Snow covers the ground.<br />The signature and title markings are in the upper right corner, and in the middle along the left side above the landscape.
Andô Hiroshige
One Hundred Famous Views of Edo: #107 Fukagawa, Susaki and the Jumantsubo Plain
1856 – 1857
color woodblock print | paper
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1960/2.143
Light green-gold cloth background with a scene of a mountain, a poem and a sailboat.
Tanomura Chokunyû
Sailboat and Mountain with Calligraphy Poem, Mt. Fuji
1900 – 1932
ink | paper, silk and paper backing
Gift of the Estate of Betty I. Monroe, PhD
2014/2.253
Kitao Shigemasa
Temple at Honjo (perspective picture)
1775 – 1785
color woodblock print | paper
Museum Purchase
1960/1.150
Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Tôto meisho: Kasumigaseki
1840s
color woodblock print | paper
Museum Purchase
1960/1.147
Kitao Masayoshi
Hundred views of Mt. Fuji: Okitsu
1784 – 1797
color woodblock print | paper
Museum Purchase
1960/1.149

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