雪月花 吉野

Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper | 25.1 x 37.1cm | c. 1833

Katsushika Hokusai

The most famous place in Japan for viewing cherry blossoms is Mount Yoshino in the Kii peninsula, far from Kyoto and Nara. Instead of the standard device of bands of mist separating the foreground from the background, here clusters of cherry blossoms...
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