Jinbutsu ryakuga shiki (Abbreviated sketches of all kinds of people)

人物略画式

Japanese
Edo period
1799 (Kansei 11)
Artist Kitao Masayoshi (Kuwagata Keisai) (Japanese, 1764–1824)


Dimensions

26.2 x 18.1 cm

Accession Number

2007.340

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Signed

Keisai hitsu

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: June 8, 2007)

Credit Line

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