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Hokusai's Picture Album of the Tokaido Road

(Denshin kaishu) Hokusai dochu gafu

Meiji era
after 1881
Artist Totoya Hokkei (Japanese, 1780–1850), Author of preface Takai Ranzan (Japanese), Publisher Katano Tôshirô (Japanese)


Overall: 15.8 cm (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


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