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Katsushika Hokusai


Image: Hunters or Foresters Warming Themselves at Dusk (Minamoto No Muneo Yuki)

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Hunters or Foresters Warming Themselves at Dusk (Minamoto No Muneo Yuki)

ca. 1839
19th century
223 x 352 mm (8.8 x 13.9 in.)

Katsushika Hokusai, Japanese, (1760–1849)

Alternative title: A Snow Scene: Hunters Making a Log Fire
Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Color woodcut
Print impression quality: Good
Series: from The Hundred Poets Explained by the Nurse
Edition: Publisher’s mark: Eijudo; censor’s seal: Kiwame
Marks: Inscribed, upper right: “Hyakunin Isshu Uwakaetoki” [title], “Minamoto no Muneo Yuki Ason” [poet’s name] and his poem in square cartouche; signed, upper right: “Zen Hokusai [Manji]” [artist’s name]; inscribed with poem translated on original DAC catalog card as: “Friends have gone from me / The grass and leaves are withered; / Ah, how remembrance / Make wintertime more lonely / Here in this mountain hamlet” or “A mountain hamlet / Winter! and the loneliness / Ever increasing. / All touch with friends, all leaves and Grasses dead. —When one feels that…!”
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Acquired at the Huntington sale
Bibliography: Hiller, Vever Collection, 737; Hiller, Vever Collection. Vol. 3, p. 756.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1948
Accession Number: 1948.D2.113

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  • landscapes (representations) - Use for creative works that depict outdoor scenes where the picture is dominated by the configuration, visual and aesthetic, of the land, bodies of water, and natural elements. When the ocean or other large body of water dominates the picture, use "seascapes." For images that are more documentary than creative, prefer "views" or "topographical views." For actual areas of land having certain notable characteristics, use "landscapes (environments)." [January 1993 scope note added; related term added. April 1991 descriptor moved; lead-in term added; descriptor changed, was "landscapes"; alternate term changed, was 'landscape'.]
  • times of day
  • Ukiyo-e

Dimensions
  • image Dimensions: 223 x 352 mm (8.8 x 13.9 in.)

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