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Subjects : Landscape, World culture
Keywords : 19th century, Chicago, fisherman, mountain, wave
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Kajikazawa in Kai Province

Koshu Ishibanzawa is one of 46 images in Katsushika Hokusai's famous ukiyoe, Fugaku Sanjurokkei (Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji). This painting depicts Kozu (Fujikawa-cho, Yamanashi prefecture) at the point where the Kamanashi and Fuefuki-gawa rivers, which feed the Kofu basin, merge to form the Fuji river. This area was the base of maritime traffic on the Fuji River and was a difficult place called Usagi no Se (the Rabbit Shore). The name 'Ishibanzawa' is probably due to a misunderstanding between a sculpin (Cox's gudgeon) and a Japanese dace (Cox's gudgeon). In the centre of the image, a fisherman is shown leaving the rocky shore in the direction of the River Fuji, with a child and a basket by his side. The fisherman is said to be holding a landing net, but from a physical point of view, some argue that this depiction cannot be described as either a landing net or cormorant fishing. The first print was in indigo, but later prints were multicoloured. In the Hokusai manga (13 volumes), there is an inverted version of this painting with Fugaku omitted under the title (Koshu) Inonohana [...]


This artwork is a poster from the classical period. It belongs to the japanese print style.


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