Bondengoku takarabune

梵天国宝船

Japanese
Edo period
1701 (Genroku 14)
Artist Torii Kiyonobu I (Japanese, 1664–1729), Author Miyazaki Denkichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Thompson, in Spaulding Collection meisakusen (2009), pp. 184-205, figs. 68-69

Dimensions

Overall: 22.5 x 15.8 cm (8 7/8 x 6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1813

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink on paper with selective hand coloring

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Signed

colophon (author): kyôgen sakusha Miyazaki Denkichi

奥付け:狂言作者宮崎伝吉

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