Soga Monogatari (The Tale of the Soga Brothers)

曽我物語

Japanese
Edo period
1646 (Shôhô 3)
Artist Unknown, Japanese


Dimensions

Overall: 27 x 16.2cm (10 5/8 x 6 3/8in.)

Accession Number

2000.1272.1-12

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink on paper with hand coloring

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

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 17, 2001)

Credit Line

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