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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1985.685.2
People
Kitagawa Utamaro 喜多川歌麿, Japanese (d. 1806)
Title
Picture Book: Selected Insects (Ehon mushi erabi), 2nd of 2 Volumes
Other Titles
Transliterated Title: Ehon mushi erabi
Classification
Prints
Work Type
book
Date
Mid Edo period, 1788
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Edo period, 1615-1868
Culture
Japanese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/142517
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Ukiyo-e woodblock-printed book; ink, color and mica on paper
Dimensions
H. 26.8 x W. 18.3 cm (10 9/16 x 7 3/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: (printed) Kitagawa Utamaro hitsu
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of the Hofer Collection of the Arts of Asia
Accession Year
1985
Object Number
1985.685.2
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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