Ehon shahô bukuro (Sack of Treasures of Sketching: A Picture Book)

絵本写宝袋

Japanese
Edo period
postface; 1770 (Meiwa 7) preface: 1720 (Kyôhô 5)
Artist Tachibana Morikuni (Japanese, 1679–1748)


Dimensions

Overall: 22.9 x 16.1 cm (9 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.1047.1-10

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Signed

artist (front endpaper): gashi Naniwa Tachibana Yûzei

見返し: 画師浪速橘有税

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: March 14, 2001)

Credit Line

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