Rekkoku kaidan kikigaki chô

列国怪談聞書帖

Japanese
Edo period
1802 (Kyôwa 2)
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792), Artist Katsukawa Shun'ei (Japanese, 1762–1819), Author Jippensha Ikku (Japanese, 1765–1831), Publisher Mizakiya (Japanese)


Dimensions

21.0 x 15.2 cm

Accession Number

2006.1788

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Inscription

None

Signed

Tôto gakô Katsukawa Shunshô Katsukawa Shun'ei

東都画工 勝川春章 勝川春英

Markings

Small red seal on reverse of last page, pasted to back cover

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: October 16, 2006)

Credit Line

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