40.Fuji View Field in Owari Province
The place, Fujimihara, was located on the outskirts of Nagoya-shi, Aichi prefecture, and known as a scenic spot where there are red light districts and samurai’s residences.
Many craftsmen appear in the series of “Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji”, but the ukiyo-e woodblock printing of this craftsman is said to be a masterpiece among them. Mt.Fuji is contained in the space of the geometric pattern that Katsushika Hokusai（1760-1849) specialized for his artworks.
It is a big tub that cuts the screen decisively. This craftsman cuts the surface of the woods and shapes them. We can see his seriousness for his job from the expression.
Yoshida at Tōkaidō from "Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji"
39.Yoshida at Tōkaidō 39. Yoshida at Tōkaidō Yoshida flourished as a castle town in Toyohashi-shi, Aichi Prefecture. The shop depicted in the Japanese woodblock printing is a tea house, "不二見茶屋"(The viewing Mt. Fuji tea house, the signboard of the center). The travelers are getting rid of their tiredness and enjoying the view. On the large and small signboard on the right, the letters of "御茶津希"(rice with green tea poured) and "根元吉田ほ...
Inume Pass, Kōshū from "Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji"
41.Inume Pass, Kōshū 41. Inume Pass, Kōshū There was a post-town on the pass, and it was located on the Koshu Highway between the current Uenohara-shi and Otsuki-shi Yamanashi prefecture. The ukiyo-e artwork shows that the color of light vegetation is the early summer season, and the travelers walk ahead of massive Mt. Fuji.By the small persons and horses walking the hill and on the sharp, the large mountain looking down them, the majesty of nature is expressed. And...