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Ehon yachiyo gusa (A Picture Book of Ageless Grasses)

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Artist signature: Toto Gako Suzuki Harunobu Hitsu


Artist seal: Harunobu Red collector's seal inside back cover of chitsu


Bunshichi Kobayashi (b. 1864 - d. 1923), Japan. 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)

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

Japanese, Edo period, Preface: 1768 (Meiwa 5)

Catalogue Raisonné

Toda, Ryerson Library cat. (1931), p. 171


22.7 x 16.2 cm (chûbon)

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Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink on paper




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