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Ehon mushi erami (Picture Book of Selected Insects)

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Signed

Preface signed Yadoya Meshimori shirusu Colophon signed Toriyama Sekien sho Preface signed 宿屋飯盛しるす (Yadoya Meshimori shirusu) Colophon signed 鳥山石燕書 (Toriyama Sekien sho)

Marks

Toriyama Toyofusa 鳥山 豊房

Provenance

Gift of John Phillips

Credit Line

Gift of John Phillips

The Insect Book

Japanese, Edo period, 1788 (Tenmei 8)

Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Printed Treasures (2008), #156; Asano and Clark 1995, #463

Dimensions

Overall: 27 x 18.4 cm (10 5/8 x 7 1/4 in.) (ôhon)

Accession Number

2003.248.1-2

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink, color, and mica on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Illustrated books