Ehon Kanso gundan (Illustrated Narratives of the War of Han and Chu)

絵本漢楚軍談

Japanese
Edo period
1845 (Kôka 2)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hillier, Art of Hokusai in Book Illus. (1980), list no. 256; Toda, Ryerson Library cat. (1931), p. 266

Dimensions

22.0 x 15.6 cm

Accession Number

2011.1583.1-20

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book

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: September 15, 2011)

Credit Line

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