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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1928.15.55
People
Katsushika Hokusai, Japanese (1760 - 1849)
Title
Hokusai manga (Hokusai Sketchbooks), vol. 1
Other Titles
Original Language Title: [伝神開手] 北斎漫画初編 全
Transliterated Title: [Denshin kaishi] Hokusai manga shohen zen
Classification
Prints
Work Type
book
Date
Edo period, 1814-1878
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Edo period, 1615-1868
Culture
Japanese
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Woodblock-printed book; ink and light color on paper
Dimensions
closed (including cover): 22.5 × 15.7 × 1 cm (8 7/8 × 6 3/16 × 3/8 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Mrs. Henry Osborn Taylor
Accession Year
1928
Object Number
1928.15.55
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
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Descriptions
Description
Pale blue cover.
Lacks postface.
Exhibition History

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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