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Hokusai's Album of the Fifty Three Stations of the Tokaido

(Gojusantsugi) Hokusai dochu gafu

Edo period
mid-19th century
Designed and engraved by Totoya Hokkei (Japanese, 1780–1850), Author of preface Takai Ranzan (Japanese)


Overall: 22.6 x 15.8 cm (8 7/8 x 6 1/4 in.); hanshibon

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink and color on paper

Not On View


Asia, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books


No artist signature.


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