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Meisho hokkushû shohen (Collection of Hokku on Famous Places, Part 1)

名所発句集 初編

Japanese
Edo period
1843
Artist Keisai Eisen (Japanese, 1790–1848), Author Den Keien Gogaku (Japanese), Publisher Eirakuya Jôsuke (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Toda, Ryerson Library cat. (1931), p. 303

Dimensions

18.2 x 12.1 cm (7 3/16 x 4 3/4 in.) (kohon)

Accession Number

1997.377

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Signed

Gako Keisai Eisen Ga

Markings

Keisai Eisen

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