Mount Myôgi in Kôzuke Province (Jôshû Myôgi-san), from the series Rare Views of Famous Landscapes (Shôkei kiran)

「勝景奇覧 上州妙義山」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1834–35 (Tenpô 4–5)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Hokusai (2013), #102; TNM, Hokusai (2005), #457 (this impression); Lane 1989, list #162, pl. 276 (this impression); Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 228, fan #8.3

Dimensions

Uchiwa-e on horizontal aiban sheet; 22.2 x 29 cm (8 3/4 x 11 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.508

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Saki no Hokusai Manji
前北斎卍

Provenance

1953, gift of Louis Aaron Lebowich (b. 1880), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 14, 1953)

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich