Crossing a Bridge, from the album Men's Stamping Dance (Otoko tôka)

男踏歌 橋

Japanese
Edo period
1798 (Kansei 10)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hillier, Art of Hokusai in Book Illus. (1989), list no. 73, pl. 18; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 3, British Museum III (1987), fig. 157; the book: Asano and Clark 1995, #481 (this design described, but no photo)

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 21.4 x 36.4 cm (8 7/16 x 14 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.809

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.809, *11.39638 (deaccessioned in 2012)

From an album of 16 leaves, a kyôka anthology with six illustrations by Tôrin, Utamaro, Shigemasa, Ekishi, Eishi, and Hokusai.
The complete book: 2011.794

Signed

Hokusai Sôri ga
北斎宗理画

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection