“Umezawa Manor in Sagami Province,” from the series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (Fugaku sanjūrokkei, Sōshū Umezawa zai)
Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo))
Edo period (1615–1868)
Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper
10 1/8 x 15 1/8 in. (25.7 x 38.4 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1914
Not on view
The aizuri technique combines undulating hills, soft clouds, and blue waters to create an image of great tranquillity. Entire devoid of human references, this print reveals the timeless quality of the Japanese landscape surrounding Fuji.