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Echizen Fukui no hashi (Bridge at Fukui, Echizen Province)
  • Katsushika Hokusai
    1760–1849
    born: Katsushika ward, Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Echizen Fukui no hashi (Bridge at Fukui, Echizen Province), circa 1831–1832, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Shokoku Meikyō Kiran (Wonderous Views of Famous Bridges in the Provinces)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 249 x 363 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 3/4 x 14 1/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 249 x 363 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 3/4 x 14 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Gift of Mrs. Arthur S. Johnson (The May Finney Marcy Collection)
  • Not on display
  • 1964.0064
Description

Travellers heavily laden with baggage, as well as one packhorse, cross bridge of stone and wood. Riverside scene with dyers of cloth. In distance, cloud with low peaks.