(Katsushika Iitsu iboku) Hokusai manga shohen-jûgohen (Hokusai Sketchbooks, vols. 1-15)

(葛飾為一遺墨) 北斎漫画 (初編ー十五編)

Japanese
Meiji era
colophon: 1878 (Meiji 11)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), Author of preface Hanshû Sanjin (Japanese), Publisher Katano Tôshirô (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 22.5 x 15.7 cm (8 7/8 x 6 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1997.833.1-15

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; limited color

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Signed

colophon: artist: henshûsha Katsushika Hokusai

奥付:編輯者 葛飾北斎

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