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The Fishermen of Katase Hauling in Their Nets: The Purple Shell (Murasakigai)

A work made of color woodblock print with metallic pigments; surimono shikishiban.
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  • A work made of color woodblock print with metallic pigments; surimono shikishiban.

Date:

1821

Artist:

Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾 北斎
Japanese, 1760–1849

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Artist

Katsushika Hokusai

Title

The Fishermen of Katase Hauling in Their Nets: The Purple Shell (Murasakigai)

Origin

Japan

Date

1816–1833

Medium

Color woodblock print with metallic pigments; surimono shikishiban

Dimensions

18.2 × 17.2 cm

Credit Line

Gift of Helen C. Gunsaulus

Reference Number

1954.616

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