Tanabata Decorations, from Vol. 2 of the book Ehon kyôka yama mata yama (Mountains of Verse)
first edition 1804 (Kyôwa 4/Bunka 1)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849)
19.8 x 29.8 cm (7 13/16 x 11 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
From a reprint edition with each two-page spread on a single sheet, and signature added.
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.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection