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Onna chôhôki (A Women's Treasury)

女重寳記

Japanese
Edo period
1847 (Kôka 4)
Artist Katsushika Ôi (Japanese, active about 1818–after 1854), Author Takai Ranzan (Japanese), Publisher Suharaya Mohei (Japanese)


Dimensions

25.3 x 17.9 cm (9 15/16 x 7 1/16 in.); ôhon

Accession Number

1997.425

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Signed

Ôi Eijo Hitsu

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