Two Carp in Waterfall

滝に鯉

Japanese
Edo period
about 1834 (Tenpô 5)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849)


Catalogue Raisonné

TNM, Hokusai (2005), #377; Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 230, naga-ôban #6

Dimensions

Vertical nagaban; 56 x 23.4 cm (22 1/16 x 9 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6882

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.19647, 21.6882

Signed

Saki no Hokusai Iitsu hitsu
前北斎為一筆

Markings

No censor's seal

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