Katsushika Hokusai, 1760-1849

A Journey to the Waterfalls in All the Provinces: Ono Waterfall on the Kisokaido Road
(Shokoku Taki Meguri: Kisokaido Ono no Bakufu)

a group of travelers pause at the Ono waterfall of the Kiso river near the village of Kagematsu, at center is a small shelter on a rock outcropping and above rises a light grey and blue mist obscuring steep cliffs; signed zen Hokusai Iitsu hitsu, with censor's seal kiwame, publisher's seal Eijudo (Nishimuraya Yohachi), ca. 1832.

oban tate-e 15 1/8 by 10 in., 38.4 by 25.5 cm

References:
Matthi Forrer, Hokusai: Prints and Drawings, 1991, no. 40
Gian Carlo Calza, Hokusai: Il vecchio pazzo per la pittura, 1999, p. 83, no. 5a; p. 342, no. V48.5
Mathew Welch & Yuiko Kimura-Tilford, Worldly Pleasures, Earthly Delights: Japanese Prints from the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 2011, p. 216, no. 178

References:
Matthi Forrer, Hokusai: Prints and Drawings, 1991, no. 40
Gian Carlo Calza, Hokusai: Il vecchio pazzo per la pittura, 1999, p. 83, no. 5a; p. 342, no. V48.5
Mathew Welch & Yuiko Kimura-Tilford, Worldly Pleasures, Earthly Delights: Japanese Prints from the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 2011, p. 216, no. 178 (similar impression with dramatic dark sky)

Exhibited:
Near and Far: Landscapes by Japanese Artists, The Clark Center for Japanese Art and Culture, Hanford, California, January 6 - April 20, 2013

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