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Mt. Fuji Time 25

Japanese Color Woodblock Print 

Mt. Fuji Time 25

by Takahashi Rikio, 1991

IHL Cat. #488

About This Print

Takahashi has given us at least five views of Mt. Fuji in this print and, possibly, 25 if we take the print's title literally.  Wonderful embossing throughout and a barely visible reflection of Fuji in the upper right of the bottom margin (see detail views below.)

Catalogue Raisonné Entry

#480 - Catalogue Raisonné
(Rikio Takahashi, The Woodblock Prints, published by Abe Publishing LTD., 1998) 

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Note the refection of Fuji faintly visible in the margin.
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Detail of embossing.
The embossing makes it appear as though Fuji is erupting.

Print Details

 IHL Catalog  #488
 Title  Mt. Fuji Time 25 (also titled 36 Views of Mount Fuji 富獄36景)
 Catalogue Raisonné  Number 485
 Takahashi Rikio (1917-1998)
 Pencil signed by artist - Rikio Takahashi in English
 Date  1991
 Edition  85 of 136
 Publisher  self-published
 Impression  excellent
 Colors  excellent
 Condition  excellent
 Genre  sosaku hanga (creative print)
 H x W Paper  16 3/8 x 11 7/8 in. (41.6 x 30.2 cm)
 H x W Image  10 1/4 x 9 1/2 in. (26 cm x 24.1 cm)
 Collections This Print  
 Reference Literature  See bibliography on Rikio Takahashi page