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Aug 03

Arts Everyday Living: Above the Clouds–Mt. Fuji Through the Eyes of Hiroshige

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ABOVE THE CLOUDS

MT. FUJI THROUGH THE EYES OF HIROSHIGE

 

 

 

 

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Utagawa Hiroshige, Mt. Fuji Across the Bay, Famous Views of the 60 Provinces—The Pine Grove at Mio in Suruga Province, c. 1856, woodblock print.

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A wise man climbs Mt. Fuji once; only a fool climbs it twice.

Japanese saying

I’ve already featured the woodblock prints of the prolific Japanese artist Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858), whose works are not only esteemed in Japan, but have had considerable influence on Western art as well.

Want to take a break from the summer heat?  Click,

Hiroshige—-A Winter Vision in Japan

The above image is used solely for educational purposes and in the U.S. public domain.

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