(Ehon kyôka) Yama mata yama (Mountains of Verse)

絵本山満多山 下

Japanese
Edo period
1804 (Kyôwa 4/Bunka 1)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), Author of postface Ôharatei Sumikata (Japanese), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hillier, Art of Hokusai in Book Illus. (1980), list no. 114; Toda, Ryerson Library cat. (1931), p. 241

Dimensions

25.4 x 17.0 cm (chûbon)

Accession Number

1997.687

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Signed

Unsigned

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