Paper for a Folded Calligraphy Copybook: Fuji View Plain (Fujimi-ga-hara)

絵入折手本 「不二見原」 (北斎の富岳三十六景に基いた)

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Unknown, Japanese


Dimensions

17.8 x 36.3 cm (7 x 14 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.644

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

From a series based on selected designs from Hokusai’s “Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji,” for use as folded calligraphy copybooks (eiri ori tehon). The MFA has 8 prints (49.640 to 49.647) from what was apparently a set of 12; a complete (?) set is in the Irie Collection at the Hyôgo Prefectural History Museum.
Compare the Hokusai print Fuji View Plain in Owari Province (Bishû Fujimi-ga-hara): 11.17648, 11.17649, 21.6785, 34.311

Signed

Unsigned
無款

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich