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Kintai Bridge, Province of Suô (Suô no kuni, Kintaibashi)

Accession Number
1948/1.151

Title
Kintai Bridge, Province of Suô (Suô no kuni, Kintaibashi)

Artist(s)
Katsushika Hokusai

Object Creation Date
circa 1831-1832

Medium & Support
color woodblock print on paper

Dimensions
9 1/4 in. x 14 5/16 in. ( 23.5 cm x 36.4 cm )

Credit Line
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker

Subject matter
Landscape of a bridge, with a mountain in the background.

Physical Description
The prints features an arch bridge that crosses over the water, with four figures walking over. In the foreground there are trees by several little houses. There is a mountain in the background, with cloud surrounding. The artist inscribed the title of the work along with his signature on the upper right-hand corner of the print.

Primary Object Classification
Print

Primary Object Type
color print

Additional Object Classification(s)
Print

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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Keywords
bridges (built works)
clouds
figures (representations)
landscapes (environments)
men (male humans)
mountains
trees
water (inorganic material)

3 Related Resources

Japan Pax Tokugawa 1600-1868
(Part of: Empires and Colonialism)
Transportation
(Part of 5 Learning Collections)

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