Requires Photography

Hokusai manga hachihen (Hokusai Sketchbooks, vol. 8)

北斎漫画 八編

Edo period
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), Author of preface Hôzan, Publisher Eirakuya Tôshirô (Tôhekidô) (Japanese)

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