(Denshin kaishu) Hokusai manga jûnihen (Hokusai Sketchbooks, Vol. 12)

(Denshin Kaishu) Hokusai Manga Ju Ni Hen
(伝神開手)北斎漫画 十二編

Edo period
preface: 1834 (Tenpô 5)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), Author of preface Shakuyakutei, Publisher Eirakuya Tôshirô (Tôhekidô) (Japanese), Blockcutter Egawa Tamekichi (Japanese)


Overall: 22.7 x 15.6 cm (8 15/16 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink on paper; black and white

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