Ehon sazareishi (A Picture Book of Pebbles)

絵本さ々れ石

Japanese
Edo period
1766 (Meiwa 3)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770), Author of preface and text Tokusôshi (Japanese), Blockcutter Endô Matsugorô (Japanese), Publisher Yamazaki Kinbei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Toda, Ryerson Library cat. (1931), p. 168

Dimensions

22.7 x 16.0 cm (chûbon)

Accession Number

1997.481.1-3

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Signed

Tôto Gakô Suzuki Harunobu Hitsu

Markings

Artist seal: Harunobu

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