Ehon kai gasen

絵本貝歌仙

Japanese
Edo period
1748 (Enkyô 5)
Artist Nishikawa Sukenobu (Japanese, 1671–1750)


Dimensions

22.6 x 15.8 cm (chubon)

Accession Number

2006.1559

Medium or Technique

Woodblock 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: October 16, 2006)

Credit Line

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