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Looking at Fishing Boats on Edo Bay from the Summit of Atago Hill, from Vol. 2 of the book Ehon kyôka yama mata yama (Mountains of Verse)

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From a reprint edition with each two-page spread on a single sheet, and signature added.

Signed

Hokusai hitsu

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, first edition 1804 (Kyôwa 4/Bunka 1)

Dimensions

20.2 x 29.9 cm (7 15/16 x 11 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.10247

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints