Express Delivery Boats Rowing through Waves (Oshiokuri hatô tsûsen no zu), from an untitled series of landscapes in Western style

「おしおくりはとうつうせんのず」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1800–05 (Kansei 12–Bunka 2)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849)


Catalogue Raisonné

TNM, Hokusai (2005), #69; Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 226, horizontal chûban #2.2; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 3 (1963), #3754

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban; 18.5 x 24.5 cm (7 5/16 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6678

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Hokusai egaku

Provenance

Formerly in the Sumitomo collection; June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection