(Ehon kyôka) Yama mata yama (Mountains of Verse)

[画本狂歌] 屋ま満多山

Edo period
about 1804 (Kyôwa 4/Bunka 1)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hillier, Art of Hokusai in Book Illus. (1980), list no. 114; Toda, Ryerson Library cat. (1931), p. 241


22.2 x 16.4 cm (orihon)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink and 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