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Large Cliff with Moon and Sun
  • Katsushika Hokusai
    born: Katsushika ward, Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Large Cliff with Moon and Sun, mid 1800s–late 1800s, Edo period (1600–1868) or Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Hokusai Manga, vol, 3
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 177 x 123 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 193 x 132 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 15/16 x 4 13/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 7 5/8 x 5 3/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 11 in
  • Gift of Beatrice A. Wright
  • Not on display
  • 1994.0077
Label Text

Vertical landscape. A large cliff fills the center of the page, smaller at the bottom than at the top. Water fills the bottom half of the composition. Moon at center left, sun at center right, both behind clouds. Text at top center and upper left.