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(Yakusha shogei) Kin no zai (The Gold Baton)

(役者諸芸)金の揮

Japanese
Edo period
1728
Artist Kondô Kiyoharu (Japanese, active 1700s–1730s), Publisher Okumuraya Genroku (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 21.4 x 14 cm (8 7/16 x 5 1/2 in.); hanshibon

Accession Number

1997.772

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Inscription

Artist signature: Hikko Kondo Kiyoharu.

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