Tōsei fūzoku gojūban uta-awase

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Artist: Asai Chū 浅井忠
Calligrapher: Nagai Sogaku 永井素岳
Publisher: Yoshikawa Hanshichi 吉川半七
Printer: Matsui Sanjirō 松井三次郎
Author: Ikebe Tōen 池辺藤園
Block carver: Kimura Tokutarō 木村徳太郎 Kichida Rokusaburō 吉田六三郎 Ōtsuka Yūji 大塚祐次
Historical period(s)
Meiji era, 1907 (Meiji 40)
Woodblock printed; ink and color on paper
H x W x D (Vol. 1): 25.4 x 18.3 x 1.3 cm (10 x 7 3/16 x 1/2 in) H x W x D (Vol. 2): 24.9 x 18.2 x 1.3 cm (9 13/16 x 7 3/16 x 1/2 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
Currently not on view


colophon, Gerhard Pulverer collection, Japan, Meiji era (1868 - 1912)
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • James T. Ulak, Ann Yonemura, Alessandro Bianchi, Julie Nelson Davis. The World of the Japanese Illustrated Book. Washington. https://pulverer.si.edu/node/424/title.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
The World of the Japanese Illustrated Book
Google Cultural Institute
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