Kyôka yomogi no shima (The Island of Eternal Life)

狂歌蓬之島

Japanese
Edo period
about 1794 (Kansei 6)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #472

Dimensions

21.7 x 15.9 cm

Accession Number

2011.809.1-3

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

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