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Nyôbô sanjûrokkasen (The Thirty-Six Immortal Women Poets)

女房三十六歌仙

Japanese
Edo period
1801
Artist Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829), Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Andrew Pekarik, The Thirty-six Immortal Women Poets (1991; full reproduction and translation)

Dimensions

25.1 x 18.7 cm (9 7/8 x 7 3/8 in.) (orihon)

Accession Number

1997.385

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Signed

Hosoi Chobunsai Eishi Hitsu

Markings

Hosoi, Chobunsai

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