Shiohi no tsuto (Gifts from the Ebb Tide)

潮干のつと

Japanese
Edo period
1789 (Tenmei 9/Kansei 1)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Printed Treasures (2008), #158 (this impr.); Keyes, Ehon (2006), pp. 112-123; Asano and Clark 1995, #466-7; Gentles, Masters of the Japanese Print, Asia Society (1964), cat. no. 92 (this impr.)

Dimensions

27.3 x 19.4 cm (orihon)

Accession Number

2006.1809

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink, color, and metallic pigments on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Signed

Kitagawa Utamaro zu
喜多川歌麿図

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