Edo prints

  Design: Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849)  
  Title: Mount Fuji in clear weather  
  Series title: Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji  
  Size: 26.0 x 38.1 cm (ōban)  
  Posthumous printing from newly cut woodblocks    
  Photography: Theo Janssen
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Hokusai Mount Fuji in clear weather


Originally published around 1830 by publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi.

Publisher’s seal of this reprint in right margin:

Character Reading Meaning Translation
uchi inside  
ta rice field Publisher:
han edition Uchida

Artist’s signature in left print area:

Character Reading Meaning Translation
hoku north  
sai room Drawn by
arata(meru) alter Hokusai,
i change changing
itsu one his name to Iitsu
hitsu writing brush (meaning ‘‘One year old again’’)

Series and print title in cartouche in top left of the print:

Character Reading Meaning Translation
fu wealth  
gaku peak  
san three  
ten Thirty-six
roku six views of
kei view Mount Fuji
gai victory song  
wind South wind
kai pleasant in
sei weather fine weather


Provenance: Uchida Art Co

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