Genji gajô

Edo meisho shijû hakkei
源氏画帖

Japanese
Edo period
about 1853
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Artist Utagawa Hiroshige II (Shigenobu) (Japanese, 1826–1869)


Dimensions

26.1 x 18.9 cm

Accession Number

2011.975

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed; ink and color 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: August 23, 2011)

Credit Line

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