Nippon eitaigura

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Artist: in the style of Yoshida Hanbē 吉田半兵衛
Publisher: Morita Shōtarō 森田庄太郎 Kanaya Chōbē 金屋長兵衛
Author: Ihara Saikaku 井原西鶴
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1688 (Jōkyō 5)
Woodblock printed; ink on paper; paper covers
H x W x D (each vol): 26.2 x 18.5 x 1 cm (10 5/16 x 7 5/16 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.
  • National Institute of Japanese Literature. Union Catalogue of Early Japanese Books., 2003-2009.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
The World of the Japanese Illustrated Book
Google Cultural Institute
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