Sonan gafu (Sonan Picture Album)

楚南画譜

Japanese
Edo period
1834 (Tenpô 5)
Artist Ônishi Chinnen (Japanese, 1792–1851), Author Minamoto no Masumi, Publisher Kobayashi Shinbei (Japanese), Publisher Ôsakaya Genbei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Toda, Ryerson Library cat. (1931), p. 396

Dimensions

26.9 x 18.5 cm (10 9/16 x 7 5/16 in.) (ôhon)

Accession Number

1997.398

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Signed

Chinnen

Markings

Onishi Chinnen Gain

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