Requires Photography

(Denshin kaishu) Hokusai manga hachi hen (Hokusai Sketchbooks, Vol. 8)

(伝神開手) 北斎漫画 八編

Edo period
1817 (Bunka 14)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), Author Hôzan, Publisher Kadomaruya Jinsuke (Shûseikaku) (Japanese), Copyist Totoya Hokkei (Japanese, 1780–1850), Copyist Toenro Hokusen (Japanese), Copyist Gekkotei Bokusen (Japanese), Copyist Tonansai Hokuun (Japanese)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink and limited color on paper

Not On View


Asia, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books


Between about 1897 and 1907, probably acquired in Japan by Charles J. Morse (b. 1852 - d. 1911), Evanston, IL; by descent to his son, Jared Kirtland Morse (b. 1886 - d. 1949) and his wife, Caroline Roberts Morse (b. 1907 - d. 1982), Cromwell, CT; gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse to the MFA. (Accession Date: July 31, 1998)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse in memory of Charles J. Morse