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Tōtōmi sanchū (Fuji from the Mountains in Tōtōmi)
  • Katsushika Hokusai
    born: Katsushika ward, Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Tōtōmi sanchū (Fuji from the Mountains in Tōtōmi), circa 1830, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Fugaku sanjūrokkei (Thirty-six Views of Mt. Fuji)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 250 x 370 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 13/16 x 14 9/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 250 x 370 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 13/16 x 14 9/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7798
Catalogue raisonné

Lumbermen cutting a large, diagonally-tilted beam into smaller planks. Man in left front clearing the saw teeth. Woman with child looks on. Mt. Fuji and smoke from fire and other details in brown, other colors in shades of Prussian blue.