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)


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

1997.798

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Signed

Toto gako Katsushika Hokusai hitsu

Markings

Seal: Raishin

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 31, 1998)

Credit Line

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