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Abe no Nakamaro: P.3618-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Abe no Nakamaro
Hyakunin isshu uba ga etoki
One hundred poems by one hundred poets as explained by a nurse


Designer: Hokusai, Katsushika
Publisher: Nishimuraya, Yohachi




Colour print from woodblocks. Ôban, 245 x 367. Signed: zen Hokusai Manji. Publisher's seal: Eijudô. (Nishimuraya Yohachi). Censor's seal: kiwame. c.1835.

Measurements and weight

Height: 245 mm
Width: 367 mm

Relative size of this object

36.7 m24.5 m What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Edo ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1913) by Riches, Thomas Henry


Production date: circa AD 1835

School or Style


Techniques used in production

Colour printing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: zen Hokusai Manji
  • Method of creation: Printed black ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Eijudô
  • Method of creation: Printed black ink
  • Type: Publisher's mark
  • Text: kiwame
  • Method of creation: Stamped black ink
  • Type: Censor's seal

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.3618-R
Primary reference Number: 93624
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 17 May 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 18 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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