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Kidoku hyakkasen shôhen (One Hundred Commendable Poems, Part One)

奇特百歌僊

Japanese
Edo period
preface dated 1851
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Author Ryokutei Senryû (Japanese), Publisher Yamaguchiya Tôbei (Kinkôdô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kokusho sômokuroku, rev. ed., vol. 2 (1989), p. 44

Dimensions

Overall: 18.3 x 12.1 cm (7 3/16 x 4 3/4 in.); chûbon

Accession Number

1997.501

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Signed

Ichiryûsai Hiroshige egaku
一立斎廣重圖

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