Ehon ôeyama

絵本大江山

Japanese
Edo period
About 1798 (Kansei 10)
Artist Kitao Masayoshi (Kuwagata Keisai) (Japanese, 1764–1824)


Dimensions

21.8 x 15.1 cm (chûbon)

Accession Number

2009.3668

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Signed

Kitao Masayoshi

北尾政美

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