Ehon ukiyo bukuro (Illustrated Sack of the Floating World)

Suzuki Harunobu ehon (Suzuki Harunobu Picture Books)
書名 絵本浮世袋

Japanese
Edo period
1770 (Meiwa 7)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770), Publisher Yamazaki Kinbei (Japanese)


Dimensions

22.1 x 15.3 cm (hanshibon)

Accession Number

1997.484

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Signed

Artist signatures: Toto gako Suzuki Harunobu hitsu, & Harunobu ga (page 1)

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