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Hokusai's Picture Album of the 53 Stations of the Tokaido Road

(Gojusantsugi) Hokusai dochu gafu
Title page: Dochu gafu
(五十三次)北斎道中画譜

Japanese
Meiji era
Colophon: 4/1881
Artist Totoya Hokkei (Japanese, 1780–1850), Author of preface Takai Ranzan (Japanese), Publisher Hosokawa Kohachiro


Dimensions

Overall: 22.4 x 16 cm (8 13/16 x 6 5/16 in.); hanshibon

Accession Number

1997.574.1-2

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Inscription

Another publisher: Ohashi Eisaburo, Nagoya.

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