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Snake and melons. Washo Kurabé (Japanese Books Compared); Choman Shu

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Inscription

龍になる蛇も出かけて山々に桜の花の雲を起せり 旭山人

Signed

Hokusai ga

Provenance

1953, gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 10, 1953)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse in memory of Charles J. Morse

Japanese, Edo period, 1809 original

Catalogue Raisonné

Rijksmuseum cat. III, Hokusai and His School (1982), #129

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 20.5 x 18 cm (8 1/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.53.133

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints