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    The area of Hara, station 14 on the Tokaido road, is said to provide the finest view of the mountain. Here the artist has dared to take the summit of the mountain out of the frame in order to emphasise the height. Always referred to in the literature as “Hara, asa no Fuji” or “ Fuji from Hara in the morning”, nowhere does the print actually say this.

    In: Impey, Oliver, Hiroshige's Views of Mount Fuji: A Selection of Woodblock Print Views of Mount Fuji, Including Examples from the Series 'The Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji', of 1858-9, by Hiroshige, 1797-1858 (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2001)

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Impey, Oliver, Hiroshige's Views of Mount Fuji: A Selection of Woodblock Print Views of Mount Fuji, Including Examples from the Series 'The Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji', of 1858-9, by Hiroshige, 1797-1858 (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2001), no. 20 on p. 13, p. 11, illus. p. 31 pl. 20

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