Shin Nihon kenbutsu

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Artist: Shimamura Hōgetsu 島村抱月 Iwaya Sazanami 巌谷小波 Ishikawa Toraji 石川寅治 Yasuda Minoru 安田稔 Kawahigashi Hekigodō 河東碧悟洞 (1873-1937) Nakazawa Hiromitsu 中沢弘光 (1874-1964) Nakagawa Hachirō 中川八郎 Shibukawa Gennen 渋川玄年 Inaba Kunzan 稲葉君山 Maema Kyōsaku 前間恭作
Publisher: Kanao Bun'endō 金尾文淵堂
Historical period(s)
Taisho era, 1918 (Taisho 7)
Woodblock and lithograph printed; ink and color on paper; cloth covers
H x W x D: 22.2 x 15.4 x 4.7 cm (8 3/4 x 6 1/16 x 1 7/8 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


Gerhard Pulverer collection, Japan, Taisho era (1912 - 1926)
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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