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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1933.4.1740
People
Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾北斎, Japanese (1760 - 1849)
Title
The Six States of Woman (Six Courtesans Representing Six Poets)
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print, surimono
Date
Edo period, 1798
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Edo period, 1615-1868
Culture
Japanese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/208006
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Ukiyo-e woodblock-printed surimono in "yoko-chūban" format; ink, color and metallic pigment on paper
Dimensions
Paper: H. 19.2 cm x W. 25.5 cm (7 9/16 x 10 1/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: (printed) Hokusai Sori ga
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of the Friends of Arthur B. Duel
Accession Year
1933
Object Number
1933.4.1740
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Theodore Robert Bowie and James T. Kenney, Art of the Surimono, exh. cat., Indiana University Art Museum (Bloomington, IN, 1979), Cat. No. 092 / pp. 152-153

Donald Jenkins, The Floating World Revisited, exh. cat., Portland Art Museum (Portland, OR, 1993), pp. 202-203 / Cat. No. IV-9

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