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Artist
Kitagawa Utamaro, Japanese, 1753–1806
Editor
Yadoya Meshimori, Japanese, 1753–1830
Publisher
Tsutaya Juzaburo, Japanese, 1750–1797
Title
Gin sekai
The Silver World
Date
1790
Medium
Woodblock printed book; ink, metallic pigments, and color on paper
Dimensions
Sheet: 10 1/4 × 7 3/4 in. (26 × 19.7 cm)
Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds provided by the Elizabeth S. and Marjorie G. Horning Asian Art Accessions Endowment Fund and Barbara E. Butler, and Chris Urbanczyk, with matching funds provided by Chevron

Current Location
Not on view
Accession Number
2011.653
Classification
Books & Manuscripts
Provenance

Hayashi Tadamasa; Werner Schindler; Sebastian Izzard LLC, New York; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, 2011