Ehon mushi erami (Picture Book of Selected Insects)

絵本虫選

Japanese
Edo period
1788 (Tenmei 8)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #463

Dimensions

27.1 x 18.4 cm

Accession Number

2008.167.1-2

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink and color with mica on paper

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: June 18, 2008)

Credit Line

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