Example 52: Series of prints

Work Record
Class [controlled]: • prints and drawings • Asian art
*Work Type [link]: • color woodcuts
*Title: Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji: First Series
Title: First Series: Mt. Fuji Views Title Type: alternate
Title: Fugaku sanjurokkei Title Type: alternate
*Creator Display: Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760-1849); published by Nishimura Eijudo (Japanese, 19th century)
*Role [link]: printmaker [link]: Hokusai, Katsushika
*Role [link]: publisher [link]: Nishimura Eijudo
*Creation Date: 1827-1837 [controlled]: Earliest: 1827 • Latest: 1837
*Subject [links]: • seascapes • Mount Fuji (Chubu, Japan) • ocean • genre scenes • meisho-e
Culture [link]: Japanese
*Current Location [link]: not applicable
*Measurements: 46 prints, average plate size: 24 x 37 cm (9 1/2 x 14 5/8 inches)
[controlled]: Extent: items Value: 46 Type: count || Qualifier [controlled]: average plate size • Value: 24 Unit: cm Type: height | • Value: 37 Unit: cm Type: width
*Materials and Techniques: woodcuts, polychrome ink and color on paper
Material [links]: • ink • color (pigment) • paper Technique [links]: • woodcut
Description: Despite the title, this series actually comprises 46 prints total. Hokusai produced two other sequential series of views.

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