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Shinsen on-hiinagata (A New Selection of Respected Patterns)

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2001, accessioned by the MFA [see note 1]. (Accession Date: April 24, 2001) NOTES: [1] This book is listed in the Asian department's book ledger. It entered the Museum before 1962 from an unidentified source.

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Japanese, Edo period, 1666 (Kanbun 6)

Catalogue Raisonné

Saunders, Le Japon Artistique (MFA, 2010), fig. 1; Clark, Morse, Virgin, and Hockley, Dawn of the Floating World (2000-1), #2, pp. 62-3; Ueno, Kosode moyo hinagatabon shusei (1974), pp. 22-3


Covers: 17.9 x 12.3 cm (7 1/16 x 4 13/16 in.) Double-page illustrations: 17.9 x 22.5 cm (7 1/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink on paper




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