Kinoe no komatsu

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Artist: Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾北斎 (1760 - 1849)
Publisher: Publisher unspecified
Historical period(s)
Edo period, Undated [ca. 1814 (Bunka 11)?]
Woodblock printed; ink, color and metallic pigment on paper; paper covers
H x W x D (Vol. 1): 22.1 x 15.7 x 0.9 cm (8 11/16 x 6 3/16 x 3/8 in) H x W x D (Vols. 2, 3 each): 22.1 x 15.7 x 0.8 cm (8 11/16 x 6 3/16 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)
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view


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

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

Previous Owner(s)

Dr. and Mrs. Gerhard Pulverer

Published References
  • Andreas Marks. Japanese Woodblock Prints (1680–1938). Köln, Germany. pgs. 34-35.
  • Rhiannon Paget. Hokusai. Cologne. p 24.
  • Matthi Forrer. Hokusai. Munich. pp. 133, 170-171, pl. 104, 105, 40.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
The World of the Japanese Illustrated Book
Google Cultural Institute
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