Tôshisen ehon gogon-ritsu (The Illustrated Tang Poems of Eight Five-word Lines)

Ehon toshisen gogon-ritsu hairitsu
唐詩選画本五言律

Japanese
Edo period
1833
Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), Takai Ranzan (Japanese), Kobayashi Shinbei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kokusho sômokuroku, rev. ed., vol. 6 (1990), pp. 49-50, col. 4-1; Hillier, Art of Hokusai in Book Illus. (1980), list no. 238; Toda, Ryerson Library cat. (1931), p. 26; Forrer (1982) 96

Dimensions

Chubon

Accession Number

1997.914.1-5

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Signed

Saki no Hokusai Iitsu hitsu

前北斎為一筆

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