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東海道五十三次 七 藤沢
Name Seventh: Fujisawa, from the series “Picture Book of Travelling along Post Stations with the Jingle of the Katsushika Hokusai
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Artist
Times Edo Period
Use Chu-ban polychrome print (Vertical)
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Katsushika Hokusai

The Production date: c.1811 (c.Bunka 8)

This picture is from a series “Picture Book of Travelling along Post Stations with the Jingle of the Bell” .
Bigger than the typical Hokusai’s series of the Toukaidou Highway, this work was produced in chu-ban size. In the picture, the scene of oxen and a man leading the oxen walking on a beach with the background of the Enoshima Island and Mt. Fuji is illustrated. The transportation by oxen, instead of horses was an actual custom of the Shichiri-ga-hama Beach.