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Shichirihama in Sagami Province

Shichirihama in Sagami Province
by Hokusai Katsushika (1760-1849)

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Artist: Hokusai Katsushika (1760-1849) 葛飾北斎
Title: Shichirihama in Sagami Province
Series: 36 Views of Mt Fuji
Date 1st edition?Not set
Publisher 1st edition?Not Set
Publisher (this edition)?Not Set
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Not Set
Format (this edition): Not Set
DB artwork code: 28531
Notes (1st edition)?
Notes (this edition)?The following information was taken from the original web listing of this artwork. Often written by non-experts, there may be inaccuracies:

Shichirihama in Sagami Province, from the series "Thirty-six Views of Mt. Fuji", by Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849)

By the time you get to Sagami province (present day Kanagawa prefecture), Mt. Fuji has grown quite large on the horizon. Here Mt. Fuji is seen across the reach of the Sagami Bay. The first ten prints in Hokusai's "Thirty Six Views of Mt. Fuji" series, were drawn with their outline or main wood block printed in indigo, and they have an overall bluish, indigo-based tonality. This cool refreshing color range was extremely popular at the time. The pigment used to get this deep indigo blue was a man-made pigment introduced from Europe called "Prussian blue".

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