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- Object: (Shinpan) Hida no takumi monogatari (新版) 飛騨匠物語 (The Story of the Craftsman of Hida (Newly Published))
Illustrated book. Vol. 1 of four volumes from an original set of six, of which museum holds vols. 1, 2, 3 and 5. Woodblock-printed.
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Height: 21.80 centimetres
Width: 15.30 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Hillier and Smith 1980
Typical of the illustrations to numerous novels of Bakin and others made by Hokusai at this period. In this instance the novelist is Rokujuen (1753-1830).
Dickins, F V, 'The Story of a Hida Craftsman', London, 1912 (a translation of the text).
Hillier, J, 'The Art of Hokusai in Book Illustration', London, 1980, no. 158.
Toda, Kenji, 'Descriptive Catalogue of the Japanese and Chinese Illustrated Books in the Ryerson Library of the Art Institute of Chicago', Chicago, 1931, p. 254.
Suzuki, Juzo, et al, 'Hokusai yomihon sashie shusei', vol. 3, Tokyo, 1971-3.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
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- Additional IDs
Previous owner/ex-collection number: JH.423 (Hillier no.)