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Awazu no seiran
  • Katsushika Hokusai
    1760–1849
    born: Katsushika ward, Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Awazu no seiran, circa 1800s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.0994
Description

Color print depicting a landscape setting. There are small yellow hills in the foreground, and a large yellow hill in the left side of the background. There is a dark green pine tree in the right side of the foreground. There is a house in the left side of the middleground, and there are figures walking through the foreground. There is gray fog depicted throughout the print, and there is calligraphy in the top of the print.