Ehon chiyomigusa 絵本千代見草

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At A Glance

  • Period

    1755 (Horeki 5)
  • Geography

  • Material

    Woodblock printed; ink on paper; paper covers
  • Dimension

    H x W x D (Vols. 1-3 each): 27.2 x 18.8 x 0.8 cm (10 11/16 x 7 3/8 x 5/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Artist

    Nishikawa Sukenobu 西川祐信 (1671-1751)
  • Publisher

    Hishiya Jihe 菱屋治兵衛
  • Block carver

    Fujimura Zen'emon 藤村善右衛門
    Murakami Gen'emon 村上源右衛門
  • Collection

    Freer Study Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Hand-Held: Gerhard Pulverer's Japanese Illustrated Books (April 6 to August 11, 2013)
  • 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)
  • Type

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