Okumura Masanobu edehon

奥村政信絵手本

Japanese
Edo period
Late 1710s
Artist Okumura Masanobu (Japanese, 1686–1764)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asia Soc./JASA, Designed for Pleasure (2008), p. 64, fig. 38; Jenkins, Ukiyo-e Prints and Paintings, the Primitive Period (Chicago, 1971), #155

Dimensions

Overall: 27.2 x 18.7 cm (10 11/16 x 7 3/8 in.); ohon Other (page spread): 27.2 x 37.5 cm (10 11/16 x 14 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2007.315

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Signed

Tôbu Yamato gakô Okumura Masanobu zu

東武大和画工 奥村政信図

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: April 24, 2007)

Credit Line

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