Nichiren Daishi shinjitsuden

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Artist: Hasegawa Settei 長谷川雪堤 (1819-1892)
Calligrapher: Miyagi Gengyo 宮城玄魚 Ohara Chikudō 小原竹堂
Publisher: Chōjiya Heibē 丁子屋平兵衛 Omiya Yozaemon 近江屋与左衛門 Akashiya Genbē 明石屋源兵衛
Editor: Ogawa Taidō 小川泰堂 Tanaka Kichiemon 田中吉右衛門
Block carver: Asakura Ihachi 朝倉伊八 Shimizu Ryūsan 清水柳三
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1867 (Keiō 3)
Woodblock printed; ink on paper; paper covers
H x W x D (Vols. 1, 3, 5 each): 26 x 18.4 x 1.5 cm (10 1/4 x 7 1/4 x 9/16 in) H x W x D (Vol. 2): 26 x 18.4 x 1.2 cm (10 1/4 x 7 1/4 x 1/2 in) H x W x D (Vol. 4): 26 x 18.4 x 1.3 cm (10 1/4 x 7 1/4 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 Gallery of Art Study Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view


colophon, 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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