Aru hito no tazune (A Certain Person's Question)

或人の尋

Japanese
Edo period
1698 (Genroku 11), 2nd month
Artist Hishikawa Moronobu (Japanese, died 1694)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kokusho sômokuroku, rev. ed., vol. 1 (1989), p. 110, col. 4

Dimensions

22.9 x 16.2 cm (hanshibon)

Accession Number

2006.1730.2

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

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: October 16, 2006)

Credit Line

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