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Yôjin kanjin (Essential Caution)

Fukujukai muryo no shinadama (A Star of the Sea of Happiness and Everlasting Life)
用心肝心

Japanese
Edo period
1794
Attributed to Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), Author of preface and text Kyokutei Bakin (Japanese, 1767–1848), Author of preface and postface Torai Sanjin


Catalogue Raisonné

Brown p.181

Dimensions

21.0 x 15.4 cm (chûbon)

Accession Number

1997.651

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink on paper with some hand coloring

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Inscription

Unsigned

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