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Laughing Demoness (Warai Hannya), from the series One Hundred Ghost Stories (Hyaku monogatari)

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MFA impressions: 11.20440, 21.10237

Signed

Saki no Hokusai hitsu 前北斎筆

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

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

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 227, vertical chûban #25-1; TNM, Hokusai (2005), #387

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 25.5 x 18.3 cm (10 1/16 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10237

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints