Ōchiyama, from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tōkaidō

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Ōchiyama, from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tōkaidō

 

 

Name:
Katsushika, Hokusai, 1760-1849 (Artist)
Title:
Ōchiyama, from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tōkaidō
Other Titles:
Ōchiyama 大内山, from the series Tōkaidō gojūsan tsugi 東海道五十三次
Abstract:
This trimmed page from Hokusai's 1810 compendium, identified as the fifty-sixth, features two high-ranking figures outside an inn seen from above and partially covered in clouds, at the final station of Ōchiyama.
Format:
prints
Genre:
Figures (representations); Landscapes (representations)
Place of Origin:
Edo (Tokyo), Japan
Date:
ca. 1810
Physical Description:
1 print ; sheet 8 1/2 x 6 1/8 in. (21.5 x 15.5 cm)
Note (Period):
Edo period
Note (Medium/support):
Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Note (Inscriptions/signatures):
Upper right: Tōkaidō 東海道; gojūsan tsugi 五十三次. Upper center: Ouchiyama 大内山.
Note (Ownership):
The Stebbins Memorial Collection
Note:
The "Series of Designs of the Fifty-three Stations of the Tōkaidō" ("Tokaido gojūsan tsugi ezukushi") is a compendium of woodblock prints from 1810. The illustrated pages of this book are smaller versions of Hokusai's designs for the 1806 series "Fifty-three Stations of the Tōkaidō."
Library Location:
Art Properties, Columbia University
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Catalog Record:
12004934
Digital Project:
Art Properties -- Columbia’s Art Collection Online
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-3mzc-6559