(Kyôka) Ehon kagamigusa

(教歌) 絵本鑑草

Japanese
Edo period
colophon: 1761 (Hôreki 11)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770), Blockcutter Takeuchi Heishirô (Japanese), Publisher Suzuki Ihei (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 21.5 x 15.4 cm (8 7/16 x 6 1/16 in.); hanshibon

Accession Number

2011.989

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Signed

artist (colophon): gakô Suzuki Harunobu hitsu
奥付け:画工鈴木春信筆

Markings

seals of Harunobu and Takeuchi Heishirô
春信、竹内平四郎の印章

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: August 23, 2011)

Credit Line

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