Lingering Snow for Azuma and Yohei (Azuma Yohei zansetsu), from the untitled series known as Eight Views of Tragic Lovers (Michiyuki hakkei)

道行八景 あづま 与平 残雪

Japanese
Edo period
about 1798 (Kansei 10)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849)


Catalogue Raisonné

Lane, Hokusai Life and Work (1989)), list #33.5, pl. 65 (first ed.), fig. 26 (2nd ed.); Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 227, vertical chûban #14.1; Ukiyo-e taikei 8 (1975), #8 (2nd ed.)

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 23.9 x 16.9 cm (9 7/16 x 6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.10195

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.20160, 21.10195 (second edition, with title removed)

Signed

Kakô ga

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin (#243); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection