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Eishi gahen (A Collection of Pictures from the Hanabusa Clan)

Hashira: (Ehon) kohen (no maki)
英氏画編

Japanese
Edo period
Preface and postface: 1752; colophon: 1754
Artist Hanabusa Ippô (1691–1760), Author of preface Gitoku


Dimensions

Overall: 26.6 x 17.8 cm (10 1/2 x 7 in.); ôhon

Accession Number

1997.737.1-3

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Inscription

Publishers: Onoki Ichibei, and Yamatoda Yasubei, Osaka.
Blockcutter: Sawaki Shobei.

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