by Meiji era artist (not read)
Comments - Fascinating scene of pilgrims making their way down the side of Mt. Fuji, several having mishaps along the way. At upper left, a pair of men riding in a hot air balloon wave and gesture at the pilgrims as they sail through the sky. At lower left, a pilgrim tumbles backwards as he loses his footing, his hat rolling away. At lower right, a crouching man throws up, his companions holding their noses and turning away. At top center, a young wearing a kimono and a boatman dressed in a tie-dyed blue shirt cling to rocky ridges, clouds drifting by below. An intriguing and unusual subject incorporating a hot air balloon.
Artist - Meiji era artist (not read)
Image Size - 13 7/8" x 28 5/8" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Three separate panels, backed with paper. Horizontal fold. Losses at edges in margins, small wormhole, repaired. Toning, soiling, rubbing at edges. Please see photos for details.
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