Crossing the Ice on Lake Suwa in Shinano Province (Shinshû Suwa kosui kôri watari)

「信州陬防(すわ)湖水氷渡」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

TNM, Hokusai (2005), #381; Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 230, naga-ôban #2

Dimensions

Vertical nagaban; 49.9 x 23 cm (19 5/8 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6880

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.19650, 11.19664 (key block), 21.6880

Signed

Saki no Hokusai Iitsu hitsu
前北斎為一筆

Provenance

June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Sumitomo collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection