User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Returning Sails at Goten-yama (Goten-yama kihan), cut from one of the candy-wrapper series Eight Views of Edo (Edo hakkei)

Start collecting

For an intact sheet including the candy label, see 21.10234.

Signed

Saki no Hokusai Iitsu ga 前北斎為一画

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1833 (Tenpô 4)

Catalogue Raisonné

Lane, Hokusai Life and Work (1989), list #153, fig. 106 (entire series); the series: Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 223, mameban/wrappers #4 (this design not listed)

Dimensions

11.3 x 15.9 cm (4 7/16 x 6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

06.1768

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints