Plum Blossoms and Moon, from the album Fuji in Spring (Haru no Fuji)

春の富士 月に梅

Japanese
Edo period
1803 (Kyôwa 3)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849)


Catalogue Raisonné

Lane, Hokusai: Life and Work (1989), pl. 39; Hillier, The Art of Hokusai in Book Illustration (1980), pl. 35

Dimensions

Horizontal aiban; 21.8 x 32 cm (8 9/16 x 12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.10242

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.17607, 21.10242

Signed

Gakyôjin Hokusai ga
画狂人北斎画

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane (lot 492); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection