Itchô gafu (An Album of Pictures by Itchô)

Title page: (Giga bassui) Itcho gafu
英一蝶画譜

Japanese
Edo period
Preface and colophon: 1770
After Hanabusa Itchô (Japanese, 1652–1724), Artist Suzuki Rinshô, Author of preface Fukuda Eisai (Japanese, dates unknown), Publisher Kariganeya Gisuke (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Keyes: Ehon (2006) pg. 90-91.

Dimensions

Overall: 27 x 18.7 cm (10 5/8 x 7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1997.778.1-3

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book

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: July 31, 1998)

Credit Line

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