Bakemono takara no hatsu yume

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Artist: Teishi 貞之
Publisher: Publisher unspecified
Author: Jippensha Ikku 十返舎十九 (1766-1831)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1803 (Kyōwa 3)?
Woodblock printed; ink on paper; paper covers (part of original wrapper inside cover, ink and color on paper)
H x W x D: 17.5 x 12.8 x 0.8 cm (6 7/8 x 5 1/16 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)
Freer Gallery of Art Study Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view


Edo period (1615 - 1868), Gerhard Pulverer collection, Japan
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • James T. Ulak, Ann Yonemura, Alessandro Bianchi, Julie Nelson Davis. The World of the Japanese Illustrated Book. Washington.
  • Yokai: Ghosts, Demons & Monsters of Japan. Exh. cat. Santa Fe, New Mexico. p 151, 154, and 156, fig 6.3 and 6.4.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
The World of the Japanese Illustrated Book
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