Shinsen on-hiinagata (A New Selection of Respected Patterns)

新選御ひいながた

Japanese
Edo period
colophon: 1666 (Kanbun 6)
Author of preface Asai Ryôi (Hyôsuishi) (Japanese), Publisher Yamada Ichirôbei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Saunders, Le Japon Artistique (MFA, 2010), fig. 1; Clark, Morse, Virgin, and Hockley, Dawn of the Floating World (2000-1), #2, pp. 62-3; Ueno, Kosode moyo hinagatabon shusei (1974), pp. 22-3

Dimensions

Covers: 17.9 x 12.3 cm (7 1/16 x 4 13/16 in.) Double-page illustrations: 17.9 x 22.5 cm (7 1/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2000.1258

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Signed

preface: Hyôsuishi
序: 瓢水子

Markings

collector seal: "Horikoshi Nisôji zô"
蔵書印: 「壕越二三次蔵」

Provenance

2001, accessioned by the MFA [see note 1]. (Accession Date: April 24, 2001)

NOTES:

[1] This book is listed in the Asian department's book ledger. It entered the Museum before 1962 from an unidentified source.

Credit Line

Source unidentified