Fugaku hyakkei

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Artist: Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾北斎 (1760-1849)
Publisher: Eirakuya Tōshirō 永楽屋東四郎 (vol. 3) Nishimura Yūzō 西村祐蔵 (vols. 1-2)
Block cutter: Egawa Sentarō 江川仙太郎 (vol. 3) Egawa Tomekichi 江川留吉 (vols. 1-2)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1834 (Tenpō 5) vol. 1; 1835 (Tenpō 6) vol. 2; undated (ca. 1849) vol. 3
Woodblock printed; ink on paper; paper covers
H x W x D (Vols. 1, 3 each): 22.9 x 15.8 x 1 cm (9 x 6 1/4 x 3/8 in) H x W x D (Vol. 2): 22.9 x 15.8 x 0.8 cm (9 x 6 1/4 x 5/16 in)
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)
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Freer Gallery 08: Hokusai: Mad About Painting


Edo period (1615 - 1868), Gerhard Pulverer collection, Japan

Frank Lloyd Wright (1867–1959) [1]

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.

Previous Owner(s)

Dr. and Mrs. Gerhard Pulverer
Frank Lloyd Wright American, 1867-1959

Published References
  • James T. Ulak, Ann Yonemura, Alessandro Bianchi, Julie Nelson Davis. The World of the Japanese Illustrated Book. Washington. http://pulverer.si.edu/node/309/title.
  • Andreas Marks. Japanese Woodblock Prints (1680–1938). Köln, Germany. p. 32.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
The World of the Japanese Illustrated Book
Google Cultural Institute
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