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Catalog Number 1973.12
Object Name Woodcut
Title Bishu Fujimigahara (Fuji-View Fields in Owari Province) from the series Fugaku Sanju-Rokkei (Thirty-Six Views of Mt. Fuji)
Date ca. 1829-1833
Description Hokusai, Katsushika. Bishu Fujimigahara (Fugi-View Fields in Owari Province). ca. 1829-1833. Japanese. 10 3/8" x 15 3/16"
Artist Hokusai, Katsushika
Signed Name [Calligraphy]
Medium Woodcut (Restrike?)
Culture Japanese
Dimensions H-10.375 W-15.188 inches
Notes Prior Title: Untitled (man repairing large wheel).

Image is catalogued in Richard Lane, Images from the Floating World. New York: Dorset Press, 1982, cat #377, p. 261. Lane: "In the foreground a carpenter caulks a large tub." This print is from the series Fugaku Sanju-Rokkei (Thirty-six Views of Mt. Fuji). Hokusai's most famous series, 46 prints in oban size 15 x 10", ca. 1829-33, censor's seal: Kiwame, published by Eijudo. See also p. 260 in Lane.

PastPerfect Conversion May 2014
Credit line Augustana College Art Collection