Bunmei yokyō

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Artist: Kawanabe Kyōsai 河鍋暁斎 (1831-1889) Kobayashi Eitaku 小林永濯 (1843-1890) Shibata Zeshin 柴田是真 (1807-1891) Tsukioka Yoshitoshi 月岡芳年 (1839-1892) Fukushima Ryūho 福島柳圃 (1819-1889) Kawakami Tōgai 川上冬崖 (1821-1881) Yasuda Rōzan 安田老山 (1830-1883) Hattori Hazan 服部波山 (1827-1894)
Publisher: Tomita Hikojirō 富田彦次郎
Author: Mio Shigesada 三尾重定
Historical period(s)
Meiji era, 1878 (Meiji 11)
Woodblock printed; ink and color on paper; paper covers
H x W x D (vol a): 22.6 x 15.3 x 1.1 cm (8 7/8 x 6 x 7/16 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


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/419/title.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
The World of the Japanese Illustrated Book
Google Cultural Institute
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