View of Fuji from a Boat at Ushibori from "Thirty-Six Views of Fuji"
On View: Great Hall, South, 1st floor
Not only is this print among the most famous of the great printmaker Hokusai’s works, but it is also one of the earliest versions of this image. In later impressions, the central band of reeds behind the boat is lost. Also notable is the tilted perspective of the boat, which allows us see the vessel’s interior.
Woodblock color print
10 3/8 x 15 1/4 in. (26.4 x 38.7 cm) (show scale)
Zen Hokusai I-itsu hitsu
Gift of Louis V. Ledoux
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Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760-1849). View of Fuji from a Boat at Ushibori from "Thirty-Six Views of Fuji," 1834. Woodblock color print, 10 3/8 x 15 1/4 in. (26.4 x 38.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Louis V. Ledoux, 47.47 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 47.47_PS4.jpg)
overall, 47.47_PS4.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2013
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