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Karukaya koden tama-kushige (Karukaya and the Jade Comb)

Hashira: Tamakushige
刈萱後伝玉櫛笥

Japanese
Edo period
Preface: 1806; colophon: 1807
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), Author of text Kyokutei Bakin (Japanese, 1767–1848), Publisher Enomoto Sôemon (Mokurandô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hillier, Art of Hokusai in Book Illus. (1980), list no. 139

Dimensions

(kohon)

Accession Number

1997.702.1-2

Medium or Technique

Woodblcok printed book; ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Inscription

Another publisher: Enomoto Heikichi, Edo.
Blockcutter: Takahashi Yu?(or U)-suke.
Artist signature: Katsushika Hokusai 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: July 31, 1998)

Credit Line

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