Sugata-e hyakunin isshu (Portraits of the One Hundred Poets)

Sugata-e
姿絵百人一首

Japanese
Edo period
1695 (Genroku 8)
Attributed to Hishikawa Moronobu (Japanese, died 1694), Publisher Kinoshita Jineimon (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kokusho sômokuroku, rev. ed., vol. 5 (1990), p. 30, col. 4

Dimensions

27.0 x 18.5 cm; ôhon

Accession Number

2006.1744

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Signed

No signature

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