Ôtsu, from an untitled series of the Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road
about 1804 (Kyôwa 4/Bunka 1)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849)
Toraya, Atsumeru tanoshimi (Yoshida coll., 2012), p. 96; Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 225, horizontal koban #3.59
Horizontal kokonotsugiri (one-ninth ôban); 12.8 x 17.6 cm (5 1/16 x 6 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Station 54, from the first edition, with kyôka poems.
MFA impressions: First edition, with kyôka poems: 21.10290
Later edition: 21.10340, 34.304
Gakyôjin Hokusai ga
1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from S. Mori; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection