Sakai-chô, from Vol. 2 of the book Tôto shôkei ichiran (Fine Views in the Eastern Capital)

東都勝景一覧 下 「境町(さかひてう)」

Japanese
Edo period
first edition: 1800 (Kansei 12)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hillier, The Art of Hokusai in Book Illustration (1980), pl. 30

Dimensions

Two pages; (a): 20.5 x 14.9 cm (8 1/16 x 5 7/8 in.), (b): 20.4 x 14.8 cm (8 1/16 x 5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.53.248a-b

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

(this picture unsigned)
無款

Provenance

1953, gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 10, 1953)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse in memory of Charles J. Morse