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Yume no Fuji (Fuji in a Dream)
  • Katsushika Hokusai
    1760–1849
    born: Katsushika ward, Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Yume no Fuji (Fuji in a Dream), 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.l
Description

Print depicting two chickens, fighting. The chickens have dark and light feathers, and the one which is in the foreground is only partially visible, the back of the chicken is cut off by the left side of the print. There are leaves in the right side of the print. The head of the second chicken is visible in the top of the print. There is calligraphy in the bottom right corner of the print.