Kyoka momosaezuri (Verse Twitterings of 100 Birds)

狂歌ももさえずり

Japanese
Edo period
1805 (Bunka 2)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), Compiled by Soyoan Chinori (Japanese), Author of second preface Sensoan Ichindo (Japanese), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Narasaki p.223

Dimensions

26.2 x 18.2 cm (ôhon)

Accession Number

1997.685

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Signed

Artist signatures: Toto gako gakyojin Hokusai

Markings

Red collector's seal on first page

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