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Edo miyage gohen (Souvenir of Edo, Part Five)

絵本江戸みやけ五編

Japanese
Edo period
undated
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Kikuya Kôsaburô (Kinkôdô)


Dimensions

Overall: 18.1 x 12.2 cm (7 1/8 x 4 13/16 in.); chûbon

Accession Number

2011.1895

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Signed

artist signature: Hiroshige hitsu
廣重筆

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: November 15, 2011)

Credit Line

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