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Edo meisho
Famous Sites of Edo

Artist:
Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo))
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
1800
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Two volumes; polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
Each: 10 1/16 × 6 5/8 × 1/4 in. (25.6 × 16.8 × 0.6 cm)
Classification:
Illustrated Books
Credit Line:
Gift of Mary L. Cassilly, 1894
Accession Number:
JIB79a, b
Not on view
Hokusai's gift for human drama is well-represented in this scene of the Fukagawa Hachiman Shrine, part of Edo's largest religious complex east of the Sumida River.
Signature: Hokusai Tatsumasa (or Shinsei)
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