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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1947.16.10
People
Totoya Hokkei 魚屋北渓, Japanese (1780-1850)
Title
The Hero Breaks His Bonds, from a series of illustrations from The Water Margin (Shui hu chuan)
Other Titles
Transliterated Title: Shui hu chuan
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
19th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Edo period, 1615-1868
Culture
Japanese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/203931
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Preliminary drawing for an ukiyo-e woodblock print; ink on paper
Dimensions
H. 26.6 x W. 19.1 cm (10 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of C. Adrian Rübel
Accession Year
1947
Object Number
1947.16.10
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 474 / Fig. 4

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

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