Sakanoshita: Fudesute Peak

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Artist

Utagawa Hiroshige ( Japanese, 1797 - 1858 )

DATE:
1834
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General Description

A tea shop offers a view of Fudesute ('throwing away the brush') peak, where artist Kanō Motonobu (1476-1599) was purported to have thrown away the brush he intended to use to paint the mountain after seeing its beauty.


Adapted from

Anna McFarland, Ichiryusai Hiroshige: The Fifty-Three Stages of the Tokaido, Label text, 1986.