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Fuji Bosetsu (Evening Snow at Mt. Fuji)
  • Katsukawa Shunshō
    1726–1792
    active: Japan
  • Fuji Bosetsu (Evening Snow at Mt. Fuji), circa 1770s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Tokiwazu Hakkei (Eight Views of Tokiwazu)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 253 x 175 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 15/16 x 6 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 253 x 175 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 15/16 x 6 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Rose K. Auerbach
  • Not on display
  • 1967.0007
Description

Title is a pun on the lover Fujiya Izaemon and his lover Yūgiri who pose by window with snow scene of Mt. Fuji. The lovers are the main characters in the play Kuruwa Bunsho by Chikamotsu Monzaemon.