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Crossing a Bridge, from the album Men's Stamping Dance (Otoko dôka)

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MFA impressions: 06.809, 11.39638 From an album of 16 leaves, a kyôka anthology with six illustrations by Tôrin, Utamaro, Shigemasa, Ekishi, Eishi, and Hokusai. The complete book: 2011.794

Signed

Hokusai Sôri ga

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1798 (Kansei 10)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hillier, Art of Hokusai in Book Illus. (1989), list no. 73, pl. 18; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 3, British Museum III (1987), fig. 157; the book: Asano and Clark 1995, #481 (this design described, but no photo)

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 21.4 x 36.4 cm (8 7/16 x 14 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.809

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints