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Oson gafu (The Oson Picture Album)

A Book of Pictures by Oson
鶯邨画譜

Japanese
Edo period
dates unknown
Artist Sakai Hôitsu (Japanese, 1761–1828)


Dimensions

26.7 x 18.4 cm (ôhon)

Accession Number

1997.538

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Inscription

Artist seals: various

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