Fugaku hyakkei (One Hundred Views of Mount Fuji), Volumes One and Two

富嶽百景

Japanese
Edo period
1834–35
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), Publisher Nishimura Yûzô (Japanese, Edo period), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese), Publisher Kadomaruya Jinsuke (Shûseikaku) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hillier, Art of Hokusai in Book Illus. (1980), list no. 241

Dimensions

Overall: 22.5 x 15.5 cm (8 7/8 x 6 1/8 in.); chûbon Other (open, vol. 1): 22.5 x 28.5 cm (8 7/8 x 11 1/4 in.) Other (open, vol. 2): 22.4 x 28.6 cm (8 13/16 x 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1997.809.1-2

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

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