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Kyôka meisû gazôshû (Verse Anthology with Portraits of Poets in Numbered Groups)

狂歌名數画像集

Japanese
Edo period
about 1820s
Artist Yashima Gakutei (Japanese, 1786?–1868), Compiled by Bunbunsha (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Toda, Ryerson Library cat. (1931), p. 278

Dimensions

22.3 x 15.8 cm (8 3/4 x 6 1/4 in.) (chûbon)

Accession Number

1997.468.1-2

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Signed

Gakutei 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