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Hokusai's Picture Album of the Tokaido Road

(Denshin kaishu) Hokusai dochu gafu
(伝神開手)北斎道中画譜

Japanese
Meiji era
after 1881
Artist Totoya Hokkei (Japanese, 1780–1850), Author of preface Takai Ranzan (Japanese), Publisher Katano Tôshirô (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 15.8 cm (6 1/4 in.); hanshibon

Accession Number

1997.575

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink and color 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