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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1985.760
People
Tani Bunchō 谷文晁, Japanese (Edo 1763 - 1841)
Title
Illustrations of Japan's Famous Mountains (Nihon meizan zufu) in 3 Volumes
Other Titles
Transliterated Title: Nihon meizan zufu
Classification
Books
Work Type
book
Date
Late Edo period, 1804
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Edo period, 1615-1868
Culture
Japanese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/211286
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Three woodblock-printed books; ink on paper
Dimensions
H. 29.5 x W. 19.5 x D. 3.5 cm (11 5/8 x 7 11/16 x 1 3/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: date: 1804 (colophons by Bunchō, and another)
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
1985.760
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

John M. Rosenfield, The Japanese Courtier: Painting, Calligraphy, and Poetry from the Fogg Art Museum, the Philip Hofer Collection (With a Complementary Selection of Lacquers and Other Arts of Japan from the Collection of F. Bailey Vanderhoef, Jr.), exh. cat., Santa Barbara Museum of Art (Santa Barbara, CA, 1980), Cat. No. 29 / p. 44

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