Gasankō

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Maker(s)
Publisher: Yorozuya Genzaburō 万屋源三郎
Artist: Kawamura Minsetsu 河村岷雪 , in the style of Hakuin Ekaku 白隠慧鶴 (1685-1768) (flourished mid-18th century)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1759 (Hōreki 9)
Medium
Woodblock printed; ink on paper; paper covers
Dimensions
H x W x D (Vols. 1, 2 each): 23.1 x 15.9 x 0.5 cm (9 1/8 x 6 1/4 x 3/16 in) H x W x D (binding): 23.3 x 16.3 x 1.5 cm (9 3/16 x 6 7/16 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-780.62.1-2
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Book
Type

Book

Keywords
colophon, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Gerhard Pulverer collection, Japan
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Dr. and Mrs. Gerhard Pulverer

Published References
  • National Institute of Japanese Literature. Union Catalogue of Early Japanese Books. http://www.nijl.ac.jp/, 2003-2009. .
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
The World of the Japanese Illustrated Book
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum