「冨嶽三十六景 相州梅沢左」 “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.
Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings
Signature: Zen Hokusai Iitsu hitsu
[ William S. and JohnT. Spaulding , Boston, until 1914; sold to MMA]
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Artists for Victory: An Exhibition of Contemporary American Art," December 7, 1942–February 22, 1943.
Nagoya City Museum. "Hokusai: The Great Master of Arts," October 26, 1991–November 24, 1991.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Birds in the Art of Japan," February 2, 2013–July 28, 2013.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art [The Met Breuer]. "Marsden Hartley's Maine," March 15–June 18, 2017.