Landscape at the foot of Mt. Fuji

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Landscape at the foot of Mt. Fuji

Kanô Sengen

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Medium & Support
one of a pair of 6-fold screens, ink on paper with sprinkled gold

42 1/2 in x 18 1/4 in (107.95 cm x 46.36 cm)

Credit Line
Museum purchase made possible by a gift from Helmut Stern

Subject matter
This depicts the scenery at the foot of Mt. Fuji. The artist Kano Sengen is of the Kano school which specializes in nature scenes on screen doors like this one here. 

Physical Description
One of a pair of six-fold screens, this piece depicts mountains, trees, and the coast with boats on the water. The land is to the right with the water on the left. In the background is a faint mountain range. The background is also decorated with gold. The signature is on the far right edge in the middle and is followed by a red seal.

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Mount Fuji

3 Related Resources

Ink and Realisms
(Part of: Artist Associations and Art Movements)
Japan Pax Tokugawa 1600-1868
(Part of: Empires and Colonialism)

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