Ehon Asakayama (Picture Book of Mount Asaka)

絵本浅香山

Japanese
Edo period
1739 (Genbun 4)
Artist Nishikawa Sukenobu (Japanese, 1671–1750), Publisher Kikuya Kihei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark, Morse, Virgin, and Hockley, Dawn of the Floating World (2000-1), #81

Dimensions

26.0 x 18.4 cm (ôhon) Double-page illustrations: 26.0 x 34.5 cm

Accession Number

2000.1251

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Signed

Karaku Bunkado Nishikawa Sukenobu

Markings

Seal: Sukenobu

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: April 24, 2001)

Credit Line

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