Henri L. Joly & Kumasaku Tomita, Japanese Art and Handicraft, reprint of London, 1916 (Rutland, Vermont: Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1976), no. 151.
The art critic Burty, who coined the phrase "Japonisme" in 1872, was an intimate friend of Félix Braquemond (1883-1914), the French printmaker who first incorporated elements of Japanese woodcuts into his influential graphic art. Burty's collection was sold at auction in Paris in 1891 at Galerie Durand-Ruel by the auctioneer Siegfried Bing, and included 193 inro. His Japanese woodcuts were sold at auction in Paris in 1897.