Nijûshi kô zue (The Twenty-four Paragons of Filial Piety in Pictures)

二十四孝図会

Japanese
Edo period
1822 (Bunsei 5)
Artist Katsushika Taito II (Japanese, active about 1810–1853), Author Nanritei Kiraku (Japanese, active in 1804–1835)


Catalogue Raisonné

Toda, Ryerson Library cat. (1931), p. 281

Dimensions

22.4 x 15.5 cm

Accession Number

2009.3970

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 25, 2009)

Credit Line

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