Dôgo-chô

童語帳

Japanese
Shôwa era
July 21, 1939
Takei Takeo (Japanese, 1894–1983)


Catalogue Raisonné

"Takei Takeo: Hanga to kanpon sakuhin-ten," Riccar Museum exhibition catalogue, Tokyo, 1984

Dimensions

Overall: 12.2 x 8.4 cm (4 13/16 x 3 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2007.108

Medium or Technique

Handcarved woodblock

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Signed

Unsigned

Provenance

Prior to November 2005, 102 of the 113 volumes were purchased by a bookseller from a private collector, Japan; November 2005, purchased by Charles Vilnis, Boston, from the bookseller in Osaka, Japan; Spring 2006, remaining 11 volumes purchased at two shops in Tokyo, Japan; 2007, 113 volumes offered for purchase to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, by Charles Vilnis.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds by exchange from the William Sturgis Bigelow Collection