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First Dream of Mt Fuji, from a set of three; first edition

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柳栄子糸長 雲の上にのほる 心地てうれしきハ 空に見あへる 不二のはつ夢 青陽館梅世 ひととせのよきことふきを まねくらし見そむる 夢の不二の扇ハ NB 「不二の扇」の典拠は、石川丈山「富士山」にあり。白扇倒懸東海天 (はくせんさかしまにかくとうかいのてん)。 Information received from Akiko Yano, SOAS, August 16th, 2004.

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Hokkei 北渓

Provenance

1952, gift of Dr. G.S. Amsden to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 9, 1952)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. G. S. Amsden

Japanese, Edo period, about 1818–30

Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 12, Museum für Ostasiatische Kunst, Berlin (1988), pl. 163

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 20.8 x 18.7 cm (8 3/16 x 7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

52.1406

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

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Asia

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