Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849)
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Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849)

FINE WIND, CLEAR WEATHER (GAIFU KAISEI), ALSO KNOWN AS RED FUJI

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Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849)
Fine Wind, Clear Weather (Gaifu kaisei), also known as Red Fuji
From the series the Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (Fugaku sanjurokkei), woodblock print on paper, signed Hokusai aratame Iitsu hitsu [From the brush of Hokusai changing to Iitsu], published by Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudo), circa 1830-31
Horizontal oban (25.8 x 37.8 cm.)
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For a similar impression in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, accession number 34.314, go to:
http://www.mfa.org/collections/object/fine-wind-clear-weather-gaif%C3%BB-kaisei-also-known-as-red-fuji-from-the-series-thirty-six-views-of-mount-fuji-fugaku-sanj%C3%BBrokkei-246311

For another in the collection of the British Museum, London, Museum number 1906,1220,0.525, go to:
http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/collection_online/collection_object_details.aspx?assetId=102568001&objectId=787342&partId=1

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