Ground Cherry, from the series Seven Useless Habits (Fûryû nakute nana kuse)

「風流無くてななくせ」 ほおずき

Japanese
Edo period
about 1801–04 (Kyôwa 1–4)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

TNM, Hokusai (2005), #48; Tokita, E de tanoshimu Edo no kotowaza (2005), p. 132; Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 230, vertical ôban #11.1; Ukiyo-e taikei 8 (1975), #10

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.4 x 25.4 cm (15 1/8 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

21.10193

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kakô ga

Provenance

December 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection