The Ghost of Kohada Koheiji, from the series One Hundred Ghost Stories (Hyaku monogatari)

「百物語 こはだ小平二」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1831–32 (Tenpô 2–3)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), Publisher Tsuruya Kiemon (Senkakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

TNM, Hokusai (2005), #389; Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 227, vertical chûban #25.4; Addiss, Japanese Ghosts and Demons (1985, 2005), p. 20

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 18.5 x 25.7 cm (7 5/16 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.10235

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.20438, 21.10235

Signed

Saki no Hokusai hitsu
前北斎筆

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection