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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1974.50
People
Itō Jakuchū 伊藤若冲, Japanese (Kyoto 1716 - 1800)
Title
Genpo yōka (Flowers of the Kunlun Mountains)
Other Titles
Original Language Title: 玄圃瑤華
Classification
Prints
Work Type
book
Date
Mid Edo period, dated 1768
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Edo period, 1615-1868
Culture
Japanese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/202367
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Accordion-fold book of prints; sumi ink and white 'gofun'; cardboard covers
Dimensions
H. 28 x W. 17.8 cm (11 x 7 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: seals: "Chūkin"; "Kayūsai"; date: Meiwa 5 (1768), summer; inscriptions on pages
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of the Hofer Collection of the Arts of Asia
Accession Year
1974
Object Number
1974.50
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

John M. Rosenfield, "Japanese Printing and Graphic Arts of the Edo Period", Apollo (New Series), Apollo Publications Inc. (London, England, June 1978), vol. CVII, no. 196, pp. 470-476, Page 475 / Fig. 5

John M. Rosenfield, Japanese Printing and Graphic Arts of the Edo Period, Apollo (London and New York, June 1978), vol. 107, pp. 470-476

Art Beginner's Collection for Juniors: Jakuchu and Okyo, Tokyo Bijutsu Inc (Tokyo, 2020), p. 4, fig. 3; p. 33, ill.

Rachel Saunders and Yukio Lippit, Painting Edo: Selections from the Feinberg Collection of Japanese Art, exh. cat. (Cambridge, MA, 2020), p. 157, fig. 55

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