(Denshin kaishu) Hokusai manga nihen (Hokusai Sketchbooks, vol. 2)

(伝神開手) 北斎漫画 二編

Edo period
late edition after 1819 (Bunsei 2); colophon: 1817 (Bunka 14)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), Publisher Kadomaruya Jinsuke (Shûseikaku) (Japanese), Author of preface Rokujuen (Japanese)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; limited color

Not On View


Asia, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books


Between about 1897 and 1907, probably acquired in Japan by Charles J. Morse (b. 1852 - d. 1911), Evanston, IL; by descent to his son, Jared Kirtland Morse (b. 1886 - d. 1949) and his wife, Caroline Roberts Morse (b. 1907 - d. 1982), Cromwell, CT; gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse to the MFA. (Accession Date: July 31, 1998)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse in memory of Charles J. Morse