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Fugaku hyakkei

Fugaku hyakkei
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Artist
Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾北斎 (1760-1849)
Block cutter
Egawa Tomekichi 江川留吉 (vols. 1-2)
Egawa Sentaro 江川仙太郎 (vol. 3)
Publisher
Nishimura Yuzo 西村祐蔵 (vols. 1-2)
Eirakuya Toshiro 永楽屋東四郎 (vol. 3)
Date
1834 (Tenpo 5) vol. 1; 1835 (Tenpo 6) vol. 2; undated (ca. 1849) vol. 3
Period
Edo period
Type
Book
Medium
Woodblock printed; ink on paper; paper covers
Dimensions
H x W x D (Vols. 1, 3 each): 22.9 x 15.8 x 1 cm (9 x 6 1/4 x 3/8 in)
H x W x D (Vol. 2): 22.9 x 15.8 x 0.8 cm (9 x 6 1/4 x 5/16 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-780.246.1-3
Previous custodian or owner
Frank Lloyd Wright (American, 1867-1959)
Dr. and Mrs. Gerhard Pulverer
Provenance
Frank Lloyd Wright (1867–1959) [1]
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.
Data Source
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Related Online Resources
Google Cultural Institute
The World of the Japanese Illustrated Book
See more items in
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View
Freer Gallery 08: Hokusai: Mad About Painting
Origin
Japan