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Woodblock Print, Tokaido Okazaki, Yahagi no bashi (The Archers' Bridge at Okazaki, on the Takaido), from Sho-koku Meiko Kiran (Views of Bridges in Various Provinces), 1831–32

This is a Woodblock Print. It was created by Katsushika Hokusai. It is dated 1831–32 and we acquired it in 1966. Its medium is woodblock print (ukiyo-e) on mulberry paper (washi). It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Maxime Hermanos and Mrs. Maxime Hermanos. It is credited Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Maxime Hermanos.

Its dimensions are

24.8 x 36.5 cm (9 3/4 x 14 3/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed in upper right: Zen Hokusai Iitsu Hitsu

Cite this object as

Woodblock Print, Tokaido Okazaki, Yahagi no bashi (The Archers' Bridge at Okazaki, on the Takaido), from Sho-koku Meiko Kiran (Views of Bridges in Various Provinces), 1831–32; Katsushika Hokusai (1760 – 1849); Japan; woodblock print (ukiyo-e) on mulberry paper (washi); 24.8 x 36.5 cm (9 3/4 x 14 3/8 in.); Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Maxime Hermanos; 1966-7-5

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