(Shinsen) Waka eshô

和歌絵抄

Japanese
Edo period
about 1688–1703 (Genroku era)
Attributed to Hishikawa Moronobu (Japanese, died 1694)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kokusho sômokuroku, rev. ed., vol. 8, p. 206, col. 4

Dimensions

28.1 x 19.7 cm (ôhon)

Accession Number

2006.1610

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink on paper with hand coloring

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Inscription

None

Signed

No signature

Markings

Red collector's seal on first page

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