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Sanshichi zenden nanka no yume, dai san pen (Life is a Dream: The Story of Sankatsu and Hanshichi, Part 3)

Saihen Yumeawase nanka koki
三七全伝南柯夢

Japanese
Edo period
1812
Author Kyokutei Bakin (Japanese, 1767–1848), Blockcutter Asakura Ihachi (Japanese, active during early 19th century), Blockcutter Kimura Kahei (Japanese, active during early 19th century), Calligrapher Shimaoka Settei, Calligrapher Susuki (Suzuki) Bujun (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hillier, Art of Hokusai in Book Illus. (1980), list no. 145

Dimensions

Chubon

Accession Number

1997.902.1-13

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Signed

Katsushika Hokusai Tokimasa ga

Markings

Sealed as Raishin

Provenance

Iseya (Oka) Chuemon (a book lender). 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