Asian Art
Artist: Katsushika Hokusai, Japanese, 1760–1849

Nihonbashi, Edo, from the series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (Fugaku sanjurokkei)

ca. 1831

Ukiyo-e: polychrome woodblock print, blue key block

sheet: 10 x 14 1/2 in. (25.4 x 36.8 cm)
Frances Gaylord Smith Collection
1972.32.15
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Prints
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Collection of Mrs. George T. Smith

Bibliography: 

George J. Lee, Edo Culture in Japanese prints, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1972), 41, no. 2.

Louisa Cunningham, The Spirit of Place: Japanese Paintings and Prints of the Sixteenth through Nineteenth Centuries, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1984), 41–42, no. 11, ill.

Suzanne E. Wright and Melissa Walt Thompson, Working in the Floating World, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), no. 19.

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