The Tale of the Hollow Tree (Utsubo monogatari), Utsubo monogatari Narabon
Japan (Artist's nationality:)
Woodblock printed books, 2 vols.
16 × 23 cm (6 5/16 × 9 1/16 in.)
Martin A. Ryerson Collection
Extended information about this artwork
Mrs. Louise Norton Brown, Japan, c. 1913 to at least 1915 [according to, “Preface” and “Chapter XII”, in Louise Norton Brown, Block Printing and Book-Illustration in Japan From the Earliest Period to the Twentieth Century; this and the following according to Frederick Gookin, “Preface,” in Kenji Toda, Descriptive Catalogue of Japanese and Chinese Illustrated Books in the Ryerson Library at the Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1931), iv, and Accession Book: 1-62, 112, 1884?-1955, Ryerson Art Library, Art Institute of Chicago]; sold to Martin A. Ryerson (died 1932), Lake Geneva, WI, 1926; given to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1926-1932.
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