34.Climbing on FujiIt is a ukiyo-e print depicting the people climbing the mountain, not in a distant view as other artworks of the series. “Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji” is now a famous landscape painting with the theme of Mt. Fuji. But when the pictures were sold in Edo Period, the publisher Nishimura-ya Yohachi intended to follow the trend of Shinto sect dedicated to the worship of Mt. Fuji The pilgrims climbing the mountain path with the canes, sitting down as exhausted, and resting in the cave are depicted. Previous
South Wind, Clear Sky(Red Fuji) from "Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji"
33.South Wind, Clear Sky 33. South Wind, Clear Sky 'South Wind, Clear Sky'(Gaifu kaisei, Red Fuji) is as famous as the work of big wave art 'The Great Wave Off Kanagagawa' in "Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji". Against the background of the summer mackerel sky, the surface of Mt. Fuji is flushed by the morning sun. The ukiyo-e artist Katsushika Hokusai（1760-1849) drew the ukiyo-e woodblock printing of an early morning moment filled with …
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Ejiri in Suruga Province from "Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji"
35.Ejiri in Suruga Province 35. Ejiri in Suruga Province It is a famous artwork that the British photographer Jeff Wall was influenced by the woodblock printing and made the work of 'A Sudden Gust of Wind'(1993). This picture captures the moment when a tremendous gust is blowing. The papers and woven hat are blown off and away by the wind. The sky where dust flies up is brown and hazy. It seems that we can hear the grass in the wind making a sound. &…