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Azuma asobi 東遊

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At A Glance

  • Period

    1799 (Kansei 11)
  • Geography

  • Material

    Woodblock printed; ink on paper; paper covers
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 26.7 x 15.9 x 1.4 cm (10 1/2 x 6 1/4 x 9/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Artist

    Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾北斎 (1760-1849)
  • Block carver

    Ando Enshi 安藤円紫
  • Publisher

    Tsutaya Juzaburo 蔦屋重三郎 (1750-1797)
  • Calligrapher

    Rokuzotei 六蔵亭
  • Provenance

    Possibly James Michener [1]
    R. E. Lewis, Belevdere, CA, and Landing, CA [2]
    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
    [1] See Provenance Remark 1 in the object record.
    [2] See note 1.
  • Collection

    Freer Study Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Inventing Utamaro: A Japanese Masterpiece Rediscovered (April 8 to July 9, 2017)
    Hand-Held: Gerhard Pulverer's Japanese Illustrated Books (April 6 to August 11, 2013)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Ray E. Lewis (1923-2005)
    Dr. and Mrs. Gerhard Pulverer
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Purchase, The Gerhard Pulverer Collection — Charles Lang Freer Endowment, Friends of the National Museum of Asian Art and the Harold P. Stern Memorial fund in appreciation of Jeffrey P. Cunard and his exemplary service to the Museum as chair of the Board of Trustees (2003-2007)
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