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Hokusai soga

Hokusai soga
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Artist
Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾北斎 (1760-1849)
Publisher
Eirakuya Toshiro 永楽屋東四郎
Date
1820 (Bunsei 3)
Period
Edo period
Type
Book
Medium
Woodblock printed; ink and color on paper; paper covers
Dimensions
H x W x D: 25.6 x 18 x 1.3 cm (10 1/16 x 7 1/16 x 1/2 in)
Credit Line
Purchase, The Gerhard Pulverer Collection — Charles Lang Freer Endowment, Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries and the Harold P. Stern Memorial fund in appreciation of Jeffrey P. Cunard and his exemplary service to the Galleries as chair of the Board of Trustees (2003-2007)
Restrictions & Rights
Usage conditions apply
Accession Number
FSC-GR-780.239
Previous custodian or owner
Siegfried Bing (1838-1905)
Theodore Duret (1838-1927)
Dr. and Mrs. Gerhard Pulverer
Provenance
Siegfried Bing (1838–1905), Paris [1]
Theodore Duret (1838–1927), Paris [2]
To 2007
Dr. and Mrs. Gerhard Pulverer, Germany, to 2007
From 2007
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Dr. and Mrs. Gerhard Pulverer in 2007
Notes:
[1] See Provenance Remark 1 in the object record.
[2] See note 1.
Data Source
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Related Online Resources
Google Cultural Institute
The World of the Japanese Illustrated Book
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Origin
Japan