Kosode no sugatami (Kimono in a Looking Glass)

小袖のすがたみ

Japanese
Edo period
1682 (Tenna 2)
Artist Hishikawa Moronobu (Japanese, died 1694), Publisher Urokogataya


Catalogue Raisonné

Chiba City Art Mus., Hishikawa Moronobu ten (2000), cat. no. 131; Clark, Morse, Virgin, and Hockley, Dawn of the Floating World (2000-1), #15

Dimensions

21.2 x 15.2 cm (chûbon) Double-page illustrations: 21.2 x 28.0 cm

Accession Number

2000.1260

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Signed

Yamato eshi Hishikawa egaku

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: April 24, 2001)

Credit Line

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