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Ehon Musashi abumi (The Stirrups of Musashi, A Picture Book)

Signed

Saki no Hokusai aratame Gakyô Rôjin Manji hitsu (age 77)

Marks

Seal: mountain over water

Provenance

Kurokawa

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Japanese, Edo period, 1836

Catalogue Raisonné

Kokusho sômokuroku, rev. ed., vol. 1 (1989), p. 502, col. 2; Hillier, Art of Hokusai in Book Illus. (1980), list no. 246; Toda, Ryerson Library cat. (1931), p. 263

Dimensions

(chûbon)

Accession Number

1997.800

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Illustrated books