Hokusai manga 北斎漫画

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At A Glance

  • Period

    1814 (Bunka 11) - 1878 (Meiji 11)
  • Geography

  • Material

    Woodblock printed; ink and color on paper (vol. 12, ink on paper); paper covers
  • Dimension

    H x W x D (Vols. 1-14 each): 22.9 x 15.9 x 1 cm (9 x 6 1/4 x 3/8 in)
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Object Details

  • Artist

    Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾北斎 (1760-1849)
    Eirakuya Toshiro 永楽屋東四郎
  • Provenance

    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
  • Collection

    Freer Study Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Hokusai: Mad About Painting (November 20, 2019 to January 9, 2022)
    Hand-Held: Gerhard Pulverer's Japanese Illustrated Books (April 6 to August 11, 2013)
    Masters of Mercy: Buddha's Amazing Disciples (March 10 to July 8, 2012)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Dr. and Mrs. Gerhard Pulverer
  • Origin

  • 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)
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