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Sanshichi zenden nanka no yume (Life is a Dream: The Story of Sankatsu and Hanshichi)

Sanshichi zenden nanka-no-yume
Nanka ko ki
三七全伝南柯夢

Japanese
Edo period
1808–12
Author Kyokutei Bakin (Japanese, 1767–1848), Blockcutter Asakura Ihachi (Japanese, active during early 19th century), Blockcutter Kimura Kahei (Japanese, active during early 19th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hillier, Art of Hokusai in Book Illus. (1980), list no. 145

Dimensions

Chubon

Accession Number

1997.901

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Signed

Katsushika Hokusai Tokimasa ga

Markings

Sealed as Raishin

Provenance

Sealed "Suzuki" (a previous owner?). Source unknown.

Credit Line

Source unidentified