Shiro to kuro (dai ichi gō)

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Artist: Munakata Shikō 棟方志功 (1903-1975) Hatsuyama Shigeru 初山滋 (1897-1973) Hiratsuka Un'ichi 平塚運一 (1895-1997) Fujimori Shizuo 藤森静雄 (1891-1943) Kawakami Sumio 川上澄生 (1895-1972) Maekawa Senpan 前川千帆 (1888-1960) Taninaka Yasunori 谷中安規
Publisher: Shiro to kuro sha 白と黒社
Editor: Ryōji Kumata 料治熊太
Historical period(s)
Showa era, 1937 (Showa 12)
Woodblock printed, with movable type; ink and color on paper; paper covers
H x W x D: 22.4 x 15.1 x 0.7 cm (8 13/16 x 5 15/16 x 1/4 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, Showa era (1926 - 1989)
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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