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Shin kasane gedatsu monogatari (A New Story of Kasane's Liberation)

新累解脱物語

Japanese
Edo period
1807
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), Author Kyokutei Bakin (Japanese, 1767–1848), Publisher Kawachiya Tasuke (Bunkindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hillier, Art of Hokusai in Book Illus. (1980), list no. 138

Dimensions

L: 16 cm (chûbon)

Accession Number

1997.705.1-5

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Inscription

3 other publishers indicated.
Blockcutters: Inoue Jihei, and Ichida Jirobei.
Binder: Hyo Tora.
Calligrapher: Shima Gomuroku.
Artist signature: Katsushika Hokusai ga.
Artist seal: Hokusai.

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