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The title and date appear on the wrapper in which the folded map was originally sold; see TNM, Hokusai (2005), #218.


Katsushika saki no Hokusai Taito hitsu


By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850 - d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; 1911, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: August 3, 1911) NOTES: [1] Much of Bigelow's collection of Asian art was formed during his residence in Japan between 1882 and 1889, although he also made acquisitions in Europe and the United States. Bigelow deposited many of these objects at the MFA in 1890 before donating them to the Museum's collection at later dates.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1818 (Bunsei 1)

Catalogue Raisonné

Salter, Japanese Popular Prints (2006), p. 64, fig. 53; TNM, Hokusai (2005), #219; Dai Hokusai ten (1993), print #161


44.1 x 58.4 cm (17 3/8 x 23 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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