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(Denshin kaishu) Hokusai gashiki (Hokusai's Drawing Method)

「伝神開手」北斎画式

Japanese
Edo period
Preface: 1818 summer; colophon: 4/1819
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), Author of preface Kageyama Shoshi, Publisher Izumiya Rihei


Catalogue Raisonné

Hillier, Art of Hokusai in Book Illus. (1980), list no. 204

Accession Number

1997.780

Medium or Technique

Woobblock printed book; ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Inscription

5 more publishers indicated.
Blockcutter: Yamazaki Shokuro, Osaka.
Copyists: Senkakutei Hokuyo, Sekkatei Hokushu, Shunyosai Hokkei, Osaka.
Artist signature: Toto gako saki no Hokusai sensei Katsushika Taito hitsu.
Seal: Yoshinoyama.

Signed

Tôto gakô saki no Hokusai sensei Katsushika Taito hitsu

Provenance

December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the library of the Museum. (Accession Date: July 31, 1998)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection