Giant Bamboo Shoot Appearing from the Snow, from an untitled series of blue (aizuri) prints

雪中の筍

Japanese
Edo period
about 1831 (Tenpô 2)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), Publisher Moriya Jihei (Kinshindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 227, vertical chûban #23.4

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 22.7 x 16.5 cm (8 15/16 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.10232

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (aizuri-e); color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Saki no Hokusai hitsu
前北斎筆

Provenance

December 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection