Gyokaifu (Fish and Shellfish)

[Ryakuga] Gyokaifu
魚貝譜 略画魚介譜

Japanese
Edo period
1802 (Kyôwa 2)
Artist Kitao Masayoshi (Kuwagata Keisai) (Japanese, 1764–1824), Publisher Suharaya (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kokusho sômokuroku, rev. ed., vol. 2 (1989), p. 549, col. 2

Dimensions

26.6 x 18.0 cm (ôhon)

Accession Number

2006.1747

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Inscription

None

Signed

Keisai hitsu
Seal of Tsuguzane

Markings

Red seals inside front and back covers, and on title page

吉清 on title page and inside back cover
Another square seal in seal script on frontispiece

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