Hokusai

Katsushika Hokusai, 1760-1849

Thirty-Six Views of Mt. Fuji: Fuji as Seen from the Senju Pleasure Quaters [Edo]
(Fugaku sanju-rokkei: Senju kagai yori chobo no Fuji)

a view of a Daimyo's procession as it passes a tea shop, a path in the distance leads to the Senju pleasure quarters enclosed by a fence; signed zen Hokusai Iitsu hitsu, published by Eijudo (Nishimura Yohachi), ca. 1832

oban yoko-e 9 5/8 by 14 3/8 in., 24.5 by 36.6 cm

This print is part of the supplementary group of ten designs which were added to the series, bringing the total number of designs to forty-six. Unlike the first thirty-six prints, the supplementary ten, known as the ura-Fuji ('Fuji from the other side'), were all issued utilizing a black key-block.

References:
Gian Carlo Calza, Hokusai: Il vecchio pazzo per la pittura, 1999, p. 298, no. V.35.38
Gian Carlo Calza, Hokusai, 2003, p. 284, no. V.35.38
Jocelyn Bouquillard, Hokusai's Mount Fuji: The Complete Views in Color, 2007, pp. 98-99, no. 38

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