Pines and Waves at the Dragon Cavern (Ryûdô shôtô), from the series Eight Views of the Ryûkyû Islands (Ryûkyû hakkei)

「琉球八景 龍洞松濤」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1832 (Tenpô 3)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), Publisher Moriya Jihei (Kinshindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 229, horizontal ôban #21.4

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.6 x 37.6 cm (10 1/16 x 14 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6709

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.805, 11.2305, 21.6709

Signed

Saki no Hokusai Iitsu hitsu
前北斎為一筆

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection