#42 Back View of Fuji from the Minobu River

#42 Back View of Fuji from the Minobu River
Item# view-forty-two-minobu-gawa-ura-fuji

Woodblock Prints Title: Back View of Fuji from the Minobu River (Minobu-gawa ura Fuji), from the series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (Fugaku sanjūrokkei)

Publication: 1831

Size: Horizontal ōban; 26.2 x 38.7 cm (10 5/16 x 15 1/4 in.)

Publisher: Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudō)

Signature: Zen Saki No Hokusai Litsu Hitsu

Original: 1st state. known as the Black Outline. 2 originals from different sources: Estimated Value: Ref # 36V42

Later impression of this print have a clearer sky and a blue sunset added: Estimated Value: Ref # 36V42a

Original: 2nd state. Some of the blocks were most likely damaged, or lost and as a result, some modification were made. A new black line was added on top of the white cloud on the right side, the clouds on the left side are completely different so this is a new block, even the green in the tree is different, to name a few. There are even more differences, but these are the main, as seen below. 2 originals from different sources: Estimated Value: Ref # 36V42b

This album highlights the main differences between the first and second state:

Other Versions:

1/ Enji Takamizawa Replica 1910's

Images 1 & 2 are the replica, image 3 is the original for comparison.

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The paper is thin like an edo era print, but the paper is different from the original. Later editions of this replica has a thicker paper. Estimated Value: Ref # 36V42d

2/ Unidentified Replica 1920's (Most Likely Adachi)

Images 1 & 2 are the replica, image 3 is the original for comparison.

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Paper is thicker, like a Shin Hanga. Estimated Value: Ref # 36V42e