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Ôson gafu (The Ôson Picture Album)

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

[Hôitsu shônin gafu] Banshô soku ga shi (Hôitsu Picture Album: All Phenomena in the Universe as My Master)

Japanese, Edo period, 1817 (Bunka 14)

Catalogue Raisonné

Saunders, Le Japon Artistique (MFA, 2010), selected images from this impression, pp. 39-45; Toda, Ryerson Library cat. (1931), p. 362


Overall: 27.8 x 18.8 cm (10 15/16 x 7 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink and color on paper




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