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KATSUSHIKA HOKUSAI (1760-1849)
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KATSUSHIKA HOKUSAI (1760-1849)

Tokaido Ejiri Tago no ura ryakuzu (Tago Bay near Ejiri on the Tokaido)

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KATSUSHIKA HOKUSAI (1760-1849)
Tokaido Ejiri Tago no ura ryakuzu (Tago Bay near Ejiri on the Tokaido)
Woodblock print, from the series Fugaku sanjurokkei (Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji), signed Saki no Hokusai Iitsu hitsu, published by Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudo), circa 1830-31
Horizontal oban: 10 1/8 x 15 ¼ in. (25.7 x 38.7 cm.)
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Raymond A. Bidwell (1876-1954), Springfield, Massachusetts

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The oarsmen aboard two fishing boats in Suruga bay strain hard against the rough waters, whilst a fisherman casts a net from the prow. On the shore, figures rake the flats and carry baskets of salt to kilns dotted along the beach.

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