Ehon Sumidagawa Ryôgan ichiran (Pictures of Both Banks of the Sumida River)

[絵本隅田川] 両岸一覧

Japanese
Edo period
about 1804 (Kyôwa 4/Bunka 1)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), Author of preface Kojûrô Nariyasu (Japanese), Publisher Maekawa Zembei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hillier, Art of Hokusai in Book Illus. (1980), list no. 124, pp. 60-3

Dimensions

(chûbon)

Accession Number

1997.696

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Inscription

Blockcutter: Ando Enji.
Artist signature: Gako Hokusai Tokimasa.

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