Gasoku (Principles of Painting)

Hashira: Wakan gasoku
画則

Japanese
Edo period
colophon: 1776 (An'ei 5); 1st preface: 1773 (An'ei 2); 2nd preface and postface: 1774 (An'ei 3)
Artist Sakurai Shûzan Keigetsu (1770s), Author of preface Kiyokawa Anyû, Author of preface Kanegai Junkyô (Japanese), Author of postface Inagaki Chôshô (Japanese), Publisher Suharaya Ihachi (Japanese), Publisher Suharaya Mohei (Japanese), Publisher Kashiwabaraya Yozaemon (Japanese), Publisher Ônogi Ichibei (Japanese), Publisher Akitaya Heizaemon (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 26.5 x 18 cm (10 7/16 x 7 1/16 in.); ôhon

Accession Number

1997.765.1-6

Medium or Technique

woodblock printed book; ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Inscription

Other artists also indicated.
Other authors: Kanegai Junkyo (preface), Inagaki Chosho (postface).
Publishers: Suharaya Ihei and 4 others, Edo.

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