Hôraiji Temple in Spring (Hôrai-ji no shunkei), from an untitled series of the Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road

東海道五十三次 「蓬莱寺春景」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1804 (Kyôwa 4/Bunka 1)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 225, horizontal koban #3.31

Dimensions

Double-width horizontal kokonotsugiri (one-ninth ôban); 12.4 x 35.1 cm (4 7/8 x 13 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10280

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

One of two extra double-size designs inserted between Station 28, Fukuroi, and Station 29, Mitsuke.

MFA impressions: 21.10280, 21.10281

Signed

Gakyôjin Hokusai ga
画狂人北斎画

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection