Pine Tree and Full Moon

月に松

Japanese
Edo period
1848 (Kôka 5/Kaei 1)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849)


Dimensions

18.1 x 25.4 cm (7 1/8 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

21.10243

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Probably the right half of a long surimono; one line of a poem is just visible at the left edge.

Signed

Megane fuyô, Manji hitsu, yowai hachijûkyûsai (by Manji, age 89, without using glasses)
眼鏡不用 卍筆 齢八十九歳

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection