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Sôsaku monyô-shû (A Collection of Creative Designs)

Sôsaku monyô-shû - portfolio cover with images on front and back

Japanese
Shôwa era
1933
Compiled by Yoshimura Kô'ichirô (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall (blue portfolio): 47.5 x 35 x 3 cm (18 11/16 x 13 3/4 x 1 3/16 in.) Image (front cover): 39.5 x 30.8 cm (15 9/16 x 12 1/8 in.) Image (back cover): 40 x 31 cm (15 3/4 x 12 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2012.76.1

Medium or Technique

Navy blue cloth portfolio with a laid down color woodblock-printed cover and back page

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Portfolios

Portfolio holding title page, three prefatory text pages, fifty color woodblock prints, and one printed end page

Provenance

2012, sold by a Tokyo-area dealer to Boston Book Company; 2012, sold by Boston Book Company to the MFA. (Accesson Date: March 28, 2012)

Credit Line

John Ware Willard Fund