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Hokusai shashin gafu (Hokusai's Album of Pictures from Nature)

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Signed

No artist signature

Provenance

Between about 1897 and 1907, probably acquired in Japan by Charles J. Morse (b. 1852 - d. 1911), Evanston, IL; by descent to his son, Jared Kirtland Morse (b. 1886 - d. 1949) and his wife, Caroline Roberts Morse (b. 1907 - d. 1982), Cromwell, CT; gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse to the MFA. (Accession date: July 31, 1998)

Credit Line

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

Japanese, Edo period, 1814

Catalogue Raisonné

Hillier, Art of Hokusai in Book Illus. (1980), list no. 185

Dimensions

Overall: 25.8 x 17.1 cm (10 3/16 x 6 3/4 in.); ôhon; orihon

Accession Number

1997.882

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink and limited color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Illustrated books