Wakamurasaki, illustration 5 from the book Ehon Biwa no umi, vol. I

絵本琵琶湖 「若紫(わかむらさき)」

Japanese
Edo period
1788 (Tenmei 8)


Catalogue Raisonné

Toda, Ryerson Library cat. (1931), p. 194

Dimensions

Two chûbon pages; 17.7 x 26.5 cm (6 15/16 x 10 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.53.236

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions of the complete book: 2009.3795, 2009.3853.1-3

Signed

(this picture unsigned)

Provenance

1953, gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 10, 1953)

Credit Line

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