The Ghost of Oiwa (Oiwa-san), from the series One Hundred Ghost Stories (Hyaku monogatari)

「百物語 お岩さん」

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), #390; Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 227, vertical chûban #25.3; Addiss, Japanese Ghosts and Demons (1985, 2005), p. 24

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 26.3 x 18.9 cm (10 3/8 x 7 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.159

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.20457, 21.10239, RES.54.159

Signed

Saki no Hokusai hitsu

前北斎筆

Markings

No censor's seal

Provenance

1954, gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes