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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1928.15.58
People
Katsushika Hokusai, Japanese (1760 - 1849)
Title
Hokusai manga (Hokusai Sketchbooks), vol. 4
Other Titles
Original Language Title: [伝神開手] 北斎漫画四編 全
Transliterated Title: [Denshin kaishu] Hokusai manga yonhen zen
Classification
Prints
Work Type
book
Date
Edo period, 1814-1878
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Edo period, 1615-1868
Culture
Japanese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/209470
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Woodblock-printed book; ink and light color on paper
Dimensions
closed (including cover): 22.7 x 15.7 cm (8 15/16 x 6 3/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: Tōto gakō Katsushika Hokusai hitsu 東都画工 葛飾北斎筆 (printed postface)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Mrs. Henry Osborn Taylor
Accession Year
1928
Object Number
1928.15.58
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Cream cover, burnished, pattern of interlocking circles.
Three publishers:Takekawa Tōbei 竹川藤兵衛, Kadomaruya Jinsuke 角丸屋甚助, and Eirakuya Tōshirō 永楽屋東四郎.
Publication History

Kit Brooks and Tamara Schenkenberg, Living Proof: Drawing in 19th-Century Japan, exh. cat., Pulitzer Arts Foundation (St. Louis, 2017), p. 55

Exhibition History

32Q: 2700 Impressionism, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 07/12/2019 - 11/13/2019

Living Proof: The Art of Japanese Draftsmanship in the 19th Century, Pulitzer Arts Foundation, St. Louis, 11/03/2017 - 03/03/2018

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