Whaling off the Gotô Islands (Gotô kujira tsuki), from the series One Thousand Pictures of the Ocean (Chie no umi)

「千絵の海 五島鯨突」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1833 (Tenpô 4)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 226, horizontal chûban #3.10

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban; 19 x 26 cm (7 1/2 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1989.668

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.6694, 1989.668

Signed

Saki no Hokusai Iitsu hitsu
前北斎為一筆

Markings

No censor's seal
No publisher's mark
改印:なし
版元:なし

Provenance

1989, bequest of Katharine Lane Weems (1899-1989) to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 20, 1989)

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems