Kôetsu kasen Yamato shô

(光悦)歌仙大和抄

Japanese
Edo period
1696 (Genroku 9)
Attributed to Hishikawa Moronobu (Japanese, died 1694), Publisher Sudô Gonbei (Yamaguchiya) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Kokusho sômokuroku

Dimensions

27.7 x 19.2 cm (ôhon)

Accession Number

2006.1746.1-2

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Signed

No signature

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