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Bunhen no Fuji (Fuji of Letters)
  • Katsushika Hokusai
    1760–1849
    born: Katsushika ward, Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Bunhen no Fuji (Fuji of Letters), 1834
  • Fugaku hyakkei (One Hundred views of Mt. Fuji), vol. II
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: Vertical half page 223 x 130 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 3/4 x 5 1/8 in
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: Full page 223 x 260 mm
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2209.c
Description

Print depicting a landscape scene. There is a body of water in the foreground and middle ground, and the land is covered with a floral printed pattern. There are shrubs on the banks of the body of water, and there are trees and mountains in the background.