Ehon Kōkyō

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Maker(s)
Artist: Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾北斎 (1760 - 1849)
Author: Takai Ranzan 高井蘭山 (preface) (1762 - 1839)
Block cutter: Egawa Sentarō 江川仙太郎
Publisher: Suharaya Shinbē 須原屋新兵衛
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1850 (Kaei 3)
Medium
Woodblock printed; ink on paper; paper covers
Dimensions
H x W x D (Vol. 1): 22.8 x 15.6 x 0.8 cm (9 x 6 1/8 x 5/16 in) H x W x D (Vol. 2): 22.8 x 15.6 x 0.7 cm (9 x 6 1/8 x 1/4 in) H x W x D (Vols. 1, 2 in binding): 23 x 16 x 2 cm (9 1/16 x 6 5/16 x 13/16 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-780.243.1-2
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Book
Type

Book

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

To ?
Tomoshige Masachika

To ?
Gillet

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

Previous Owner(s)

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