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Hokusai sawyers

Monday 15 June 2009

Found on Wikipedia Commons, this beautiful woodcut of Japanese sawyers cutting some heroic planks. Neither of the sawyers, nor the saw doctor, have time to enjoy the view of Mount Fuji, but their lady companions might. I recommend following the link to the high resolution version.

Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849), print from The thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, 1823.

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