[Kyôka] Ehon shokunin kagami

[狂歌]絵本職人鑑

Japanese
Edo period
1803 (Kyôwa 3)
Artist Hishikawa Sôri (Japanese, active about 1789–1818), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

25.0 x 18.2 cm

Accession Number

2009.3952

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink and color with metallic pigments on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Provenance

Piece of paper tucked inside with "$28" written in pencil. 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 25, 2009)

Credit Line

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