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The Ghost of Oiwa (Oiwa-san), from the series One Hundred Ghost Stories (Hyaku monogatari)

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MFA impressions: 11.20457, 21.10239, RES.54.159

Signed

Saki no Hokusai hitsu 前北斎筆

Marks

No censor's seal

Provenance

1954, gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes

Japanese, Edo period, about 1831–32 (Tenpô 2–3)

Catalogue Raisonné

TNM, Hokusai (2005), #390; Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 227, vertical chûban #25.3; Addiss, Japanese Ghosts and Demons (1985, 2005), p. 24

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 26.3 x 18.9 cm (10 3/8 x 7 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.159

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints