(Denshin kaishu) Hokusai manga sanpen (Hokusai Sketchbooks, vol. 3)

(伝神開手) 北斎漫画 三編

Japanese
Edo period
1815 (Bunka 12)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), Author Ôta Nanpo (Japanese, 1749–1823), Publisher Eirakuya Tôshirô (Tôhekidô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 22.7 x 15.7 cm (8 15/16 x 6 3/16 in.); chûbon Other (open): 22.7 x 29.6 cm (8 15/16 x 11 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1997.839

Medium or Technique

Woodblock-printed book; ink and limited color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Signed

Tôto gakô Katsushika Hokusai hitsu
東都画工葛飾北斎筆

Markings

Seal: Raishin
印: 雷震

Provenance

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