Sumidagawa bairyû shinsho (A New Tale of Plum and Willow by the Sumida River)

Hashira: Bairyu shinsho
隅田川梅柳新書

Japanese
Edo period
1807
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), Author Kyokutei Bakin (Japanese, 1767–1848), Publisher Tsuruya Kiemon (Senkakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hillier, Art of Hokusai in Book Illus. (1980), list no. 136

Dimensions

Chûbon

Accession Number

1997.704

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink on paper

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 31, 1998)

Credit Line

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