Edo murasaki susogo

[武者絵本]江戸紫裳紺

Japanese
Edo period
18th century
Artist Okumura Masanobu (Japanese, 1686–1764)


Catalogue Raisonné

Brown, pp.135

Dimensions

21.2 x 14.9 cm

Accession Number

2009.3665

Medium or Technique

Wooblock printed book; ink on paper with some hand coloring

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: July 21, 2009)

Credit Line

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