Bon odori (Dances for the Bon Festival)

盆踊

Japanese
Edo period
early 19th century
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), Author of text Ranjatei Kaoru (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Hokusai (2013), #132; Hillier, Art of Hokusai in Book Illus. (1980), list no. 93

Dimensions

Overall: 20.6 x 15.1 cm (8 1/8 x 5 15/16 in.); hanshibon

Accession Number

1997.912.4

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Signed

Artist (illustrations): Hokusai ga; Gakyôjin Hokusai
(絵)北斎画; 画狂人北斎

Markings

Artist's seal: Gakyôjin
画家印:画狂人

Provenance

By 1916, registered in MFA ledgers. (Accession date: July 31, 1998)

Credit Line

Source unidentified