The Tale of the Magical Fox in Three Countries (Sangoku yôko den): China

「三国妖狐伝」 唐土

Japanese
Edo period
1807 (Bunka 4), 3rd month
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), Publisher Tsuruya Kinsuke (Sôkakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

TNM, Hokusai (2005), #171 (the diptych for India)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.4 x 24.8 cm (14 3/4 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.37

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Right sheet of incomplete diptych, from a set of diptychs; the images for India and China are known.

Signed

(Hokusai ga, on left sheet only)

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24