Ehon shinobu gusa (The Hare's Foot Fern)

絵本忍婦草

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Toda, Ryerson Library cat. (1931), p. 143

Dimensions

Vol. 1 26.6 × 18.3 cm; vol. 2 27.0 × 18.6 cm; vol. 3 27.0 × 18.6 cm

Accession Number

2006.1546.1-3

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink 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: October 16, 2006)

Credit Line

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