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Ehon jôruri zekku (Pictures of Jôruri Plays with Chinese Verses)

「絵本」 浄瑠璃絶句

Japanese
Edo period
1815
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), Author of preface Gekkotei Bokusen (Japanese), Publisher Matsuya Zenbei (Japanese), Publisher Kadomaruya Jinsuke (Shûseikaku) (Japanese), Copyist Hokutei Bokusen (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kokusho sômokuroku, rev. ed., vol. 1 (1989), p. 495, col. 1; Hillier, Art of Hokusai in Book Illus. (1980), list no. 188; Toda, Ryerson Library cat. (1931), p. 256

Dimensions

Chûbon

Accession Number

1997.796

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink and color (limited) on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Signed

Tôto gako Katsushika Hokusai hitsu

Markings

Seal: Raishin

Provenance

Other: effaced seal. 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 31, 1998)

Credit Line

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