The Waterfall of Amida

The Waterfall of Amida, so called from the resemblance of the round hollow worn in the cliff to the head of Amida Buddha. From the series of eight entitled 'Travelling Around Waterfall Country', this series can be called in some ways the most inimitable of all Hokusai's prints, with something extravagant and even bizarre in the daring conventions he employs to suggest the mass of falling water in each print.

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