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Azuma asobi (Pleasures of the East)

東遊

Japanese
Edo period
1799
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), Author of preface Sensoan Ichindo (Japanese), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kokusho sômokuroku, rev. ed., vol. 1 (1989), p. 59, col. 2; Hillier, Art of Hokusai in Book Illus. (1980), list no. 83, pp. 43-6; Toda, Ryerson Library cat. (1931), p. 235

Dimensions

26.5 x 18.0 cm (ôhon)

Accession Number

1997.666

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Signed

Artist signature: Gako Hokusai

Provenance

Kagifuji

Credit Line

Source unidentified