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Exhibition “Hokusai × Mount Fuji”

Source: The Sumida Hokusai Museum

All the works of Hokusai’s masterpiece “Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji” and “One Hundred Views of Mount Fuji” are exhibited

Hokusai’s masterpiece “Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji”, followed by published “One Hundred Views of Mount Fuji”. An exhibition with these two works will be held at the Sumida Hokusai Museum.

“Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji” is a series of 46 works depicting Mt. Fuji of different appearance depending on the season, time, weather and place. It is said that the genre of landscape painting was established in Ukiyo-e.

Under the Wave off Kanagawa, from the series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (Exhibited at phase I)

Rainstorm Beneath the Summit, from the sereies Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (Exhibited at phase II)

A Mild Breeze on a Fine Day, from the sereies Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (Exhibited at phase Ⅲ)

“Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji” are colorful, while “One Hundred Views of Mount Fuji” is a monochrome color tone. Ukiyo-e painted with tint of ink have a distinctive world view coupled with the theme.

Fuji from the Sea, from One Hundred Views of Mount Fuji ; volume 2 (Exhibited at phase I & II)

Fuji in a Dream, from One Hundred Views of Mount Fuji ; volume 2 (Exhibited at phase I & II)

Fuji in a Passing Shower, from One Hundred Views of Mount Fuji ; volume 3 (Exhibited at phase Ⅲ)

A total of 148 works are replaced three times during the exhibition, and you can enjoy the various forms of Mt. Fuji which have melted into the lives of Japanese people long ago.

Details

Event Name Exhibition “Hokusai × Mount Fuji”
Venue The Sumida Hokusai Museum
Dates June 27, 2017 – August 20, 2017
Note In order to protect works, some works of the exhibition will be changed in each period.
Phase I : June 27 – July 9
Phase II : July 11 – July 23
Phase III : July 25 – August 20
【Closed】 Mondays
*If Monday is a holiday or substitute holiday the next weekday.
Open Hours 9:30 – 17:30
*Last admission is until 30 minutes before closing.
Admission Adults : 1,200 yen
High school, university, and vocational school students : 900 yen
Junior High school students : 400 yen
Seniors (age 65 and above) : 900 yen
*Students must present their student ID.
*Seniors must present a document that proves their age (e.g.: health insurance card or driver’s license).
Address 2-7-2 Kamezawa, Sumida-ku, Tokyo
Contact 03-5777-8600
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