Mariko, from an untitled series of the Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road

東海道五十三次 「鞠子」

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 #3.22; Rijksmuseum cat. III, Hokusai and His School (1982), #13

Dimensions

Double-width horizontal kokonotsugiri (one-ninth ôban); 13.8 x 37 cm (5 7/16 x 14 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10277

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Station 21, from a later edition without poems. Still later, a single-width design by Yanagawa Shigenobu was substituted for this one.
For an almost-complete set of this edition, bound as an album, see 1997.683 .

Signed

Gakyôjin Hokusai ga
画狂人北斎画

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection