Shibai kinmō zui

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Artist: Katsukawa Shun'ei 勝川春英 (1762-1819) Utagawa Toyokuni I 歌川豊国 (1769-1825)
Calligrapher: Eishōsai Chōki 栄松斎長喜 (active ca. 1780-1810)
Publisher: Morimoto Bunkindō 森本文金堂 Hanamoto Bunshōdō 華本文昌堂
Author: Shikitei Sanba 式亭三馬 (1776-1822)
Block carver: Seiundō Mohē 晴雲堂茂兵衛
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1806 (Bunka 3) [second half of the 19th century reprint?]
Woodblock printed; ink on paper; paper covers
H x W x D (Vols. 1-4 each): 22.5 x 15.8 x 0.8 cm (8 7/8 x 6 1/4 x 5/16 in) H x W x D (Vol. 5): 22.5 x 15.8 x 1 cm (8 7/8 x 6 1/4 x 3/8 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.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
The World of the Japanese Illustrated Book
Google Cultural Institute
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