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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1933.4.1377
People
Kubo Shunman, Japanese (Edo 1757 - 1820)
Title
One Large and Four Small Butterflies with text beginning "Hatsuhana o...", from the series An Illustrated Collection of Butterflies for the Kasumi Group (Kasumi-ren gunchō gafu), poems by Gurendo and an associate
Other Titles
Transliterated Title: Kasumi-ren gunchō gafu ("Hatsuhana o...")
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print, surimono
Date
Edo period, circa late Bunka Era (1804-1818)
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Edo period, 1615-1868
Culture
Japanese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/208149
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Ukiyo-e woodblock-printed surimono in "shikishi-ban" format; ink and color on paper
Dimensions
Paper: H. 19.6 cm x W. 17.7 cm (7 11/16 x 6 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: (printed) Shō Shunman sei
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
1933.4.1377
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Edythe Polster and Alfred H. Marks, Surimono: Prints by Elbow, Lovejoy Press (Washington D.C., 1980), p. 411

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