Azuma asobi

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Maker(s)
Artist: Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾北斎 (1760 - 1849)
Block cutter: Andō Enshi 安藤円紫
Publisher: Tsutaya Jūzaburō 蔦屋重三郎
Calligrapher: Rokuzōtei 六蔵亭
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1799 (Kansei 11)
Medium
Woodblock printed; ink on paper; paper covers
Dimensions
H x W x D: 26.7 x 15.9 x 1.4 cm (10 1/2 x 6 1/4 x 9/16 in)
Geography
Japan
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)
Collection
Gerhard Pulverer collection
Accession Number
FSC-GR-780.235
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Book
Type

Book

Keywords
Edo period (1615 - 1868), Gerhard Pulverer collection, Japan
Provenance

Possibly James Michener [1]

R. E. Lewis, Belevdere, CA, and Landing, CA [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.

Previous Owner(s)

Ray E. Lewis 1923 - 2005
Dr. and Mrs. Gerhard Pulverer

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
The World of the Japanese Illustrated Book
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum