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Hōraiji shunkei (Spring view of Horai Temple)
  • Katsushika Hokusai
    born: Katsushika ward, Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Hōraiji shunkei (Spring view of Horai Temple), 1804, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • untitled series of stations on the Tōkaidō Road
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 129 x 376 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 50 3/4 x 148 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7776

Long thin monochromatic image of a male figure. The man is shown in the bottom two-thirds of the image. He has a beard, moustache, and black hat. He is looking left. He wears gray robes and black boots. He has a sword on the left. His right foot is showing and his left hand. There is text at the top.