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Red Fuji (Mt. Fuji)
  • Katsushika Hokusai
    1760–1849
    born: Katsushika ward, Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Red Fuji (Mt. Fuji), 1800s, Edo period (1600–1868) or Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • 富岳三十六景 Fugaku sanjūrokkei (Thirty-six Views of Mt. Fuji)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut, reproduction
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 263.5 x 384.2 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 3/8 x 15 1/8 in
  • Gift of Katie T. Hanson
  • Not on display
  • 1969.0067
Description

Landscape with a large brown mountain (Mount Fuji). The mountain extends from the bottom left corner to center right. It is brown with blue on the left side. There are white lines at the peak of the mountain. The background is blue with white clouds. There is a rectangular box with an inscription in the top left corner.