St. Faith's Street
Artist: Gekko, Ogata (1858-1920)
Title: Villager by a river laundering
Series: 100 Views of Mount Fuji
Date: Meiji period, c.1900
The thatched roof of the huts mirrors the shape of Mount Fuji in this village scene. The sky has a soft warm glow. The scene is brought to life by the people down by the river, with one perhaps laundering or washing a plate.