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one of four pages, Views of famous places in Eastern capital
  • Katsushika Hokusai
    1760–1849
    born: Katsushika ward, Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • one of four pages, Views of famous places in Eastern capital, 1800, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • woodcut
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2039.d
Description

Color print depicting a view of a busy street from a high vantage point. There are gray rooftops in the bottom left corner of the print, and there are crowds of figures in the street in the bottom right corner of the print. There is a large white gate in the center of the print, and a large statue in the gate, depicting a man seated and wearing an orange robe. There are trees in the background and calligraphy throughout the top of the print.