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Fuji-Pilgrims / Japanische Pilger auf dem Weg zum Fujiyama

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1951,0501.17

  • Title (object)

    • Fuji-Pilgrims
    • Japanische Pilger auf dem Weg zum Fujiyama
  • Description

    A large group of Japanese pilgrims dressed in traditional costume are walking down a path, ascending mount Fuji. 1901 Colour woodcut

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1901
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 240 millimetres
    • Width: 425 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Signed in pencil:' Emil Orlik Tokio 1901'
  • Curator's comments

    In order to study the techniques of woodblock printmaking, Orlik embarked upon a two-month sea voyage, arriving in Japan in April 1900. He spent approximately ten months in Japan, where he visited ukiyo-e block carvers and printers and executed a large numbers of prints in a Japanese style. For the uncoloured proof state of this print, see 1949,0411.4512.
    For this print, see Birget Ahrens & Peter Voss-Andreae, 'Emil Orlik in Japan', Hamburg 2012, cat.13.

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  • Location

    Not on display (German XIXc Mounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1951

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1951,0501.17

A large group of Japanese pilgrims dressed in traditional costume are walking down a path, ascending mount Fuji.  1901 Colour woodcut

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A large group of Japanese pilgrims dressed in traditional costume are walking down a path, ascending mount Fuji. 1901 Colour woodcut

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