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Table 2 Location of the six coloured inks in ‘Pink Fuji’ and ‘Red Fuji’

From: Developing a systematic approach to determine the sequence of impressions of Japanese woodblock prints: the case of Hokusai’s ‘Red Fuji’

Colours Areas
Dark blue Outlines, trees and text
Dark browna Top of Mount Fuji
Pink/red Body of Mount Fuji
Green Foot of Mount Fuji
Deep blue Top of the sky
Light blue Sky
  1. aNote that close examination of the impressions showed that the pink/red ink overlaps the dark brown ink