Megawa, the village located east of Kusatsu depicted in this small print, used to be famous for boiled rice mixed with vegetables and dengaku (skewered food roasted and coated with miso). The beautiful woman in the image cuts vegetables to mix with boiled rice.


  • Title: Kusatsu: 13 km to Ōtsu
  • Creator: Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849)
  • Date Created: 1804
  • Rights: Ajinomoto Foundation for Dietary Culture

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