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Red Shōki, the Demon Queller

Artist:
Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo))
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
dated 1847
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
Image: 23 1/4 × 11 7/8 in. (59.1 × 30.2 cm) Overall with mounting: 61 × 19 1/2 in. (154.9 × 49.6 cm) Overall with knobs: 61 in. × 21 5/16 in. (154.9 × 54.1 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Charles Stewart Smith Collection, Gift of Mrs. Charles Stewart Smith, Charles Stewart Smith Jr., and Howard Caswell Smith, in memory of Charles Stewart Smith, 1914
Accession Number:
14.76.37
Not on view
Inscription: Hachi-ju-shichi no Ro Manji no Hitsu (painted with the cross brush at the age of 87) Date 1847.

Marking: Stamp
Charles Stewart Smith , New York (until d. 1909; by descent to his heirs). ; Mrs. Charles Stewart Smith , Charles Stewart Smith Jr., and Howard Caswell Smith, New York (until 1914; donated to MMA).
Paris. Centre Culturel du Marais. "Hokusai et son Temps," October 3, 1980–January 3, 1981.

Otsu City Museum. "Works of Katsushika Hokusai," March 2, 1993–April 11, 1993.

Washington, DC. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. "Hokusai," March 4, 2006–May 14, 2006.

Paris. Réunion des Musées Nationaux - Grand Palais. "Katsushika Hokusai," October 1, 2014–January 18, 2015.

London. British Museum. "Hokusai: beyond the Great Wave," May 25, 2017–August 13, 2017.

Osaka. Abeno Harukas Art Museum. "Hokusai: beyond the Great Wave," October 6, 2017–November 19, 2017.

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