Santai gafu (Three Styles of Drawing)

三体画譜

Japanese
Edo period
1819
Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), Author Ôta Nanpo (Japanese, 1749–1823), Publisher Kadomaruya Jinsuke (Shûseikaku) (Japanese), Copyist Totoya Hokkei (Japanese, 1780–1850), Copyist Toenro Hokusen (Japanese), Copyist Gekkotei Bokusen (Japanese), Copyist Numata Gessai (Utamasa) (Japanese, 1787–1864)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hillier, Art of Hokusai in Book Illus. (1980), list no. 193

Dimensions

Chubon

Accession Number

1997.905

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink and limited color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Provenance

Unidentified seal, Takenouchi. Between about 1897 and 1907, probably acquired in Japan by Charles J. Morse (b. 1852 - d. 1911), Evanston, IL; by descent to his son, Jared Kirtland Morse (b. 1886 - d. 1949) and his wife, Caroline Roberts Morse (b. 1907 - d. 1982), Cromwell, CT; gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse to the MFA. (Accession Date: July 31, 1998)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse in memory of Charles J. Morse