Hagiwara Hideo (1913–2007) Remains of Flowers, from the series Thirty-Six Fujis

image size: 18 1/4 x 13 5/8 in. (46.4 x 34.6 cm)
sheet size: 21 x 15 3/4 in. (53.3 x 40 cm)
萩原英雄 三十六富士:名残の花

Hagiwara Hideo (1913-2007)

Remains of Flowers, 
from the series
 Thirty-Six Fujis


Color woodblock print with embossing on paper 
Lent by Irwin Lavenberg, L2018.62.6

Living near Mount Fuji, Hagiwara gathered his impressions of the mountain for over fifteen years before beginning work on this series. Toward the end of the project he wrote: “Just when I think I have grasped [Fuji], it slips through my hands. Let's pick up this ‘slippery Fuji’ and keep on going.” 

Three Masters of Abstraction Hagiwara Hideo, Ida Shōichi and Takahashi Rikio

Visual Index of Exhibition