Chrysanthemums and Horsefly, from an untitled series known as Large Flowers

横大判花鳥 菊に虻

Japanese
Edo period
about 1833–34 (Tenpô 4–5)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

TNM, Hokusai (2005), #362; Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 229, horizontal ôban #23.06

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.3 x 37 cm (9 15/16 x 14 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6681

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.17590, 21.6681

Signed

Saki no Hokusai Iitsu hitsu
前北斎為一筆

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

April 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Kirby; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection