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Picture Book of Ryusen-the Volume of Animals


Yanagawa Shigenobu ; Hirabayashi Sho_goro_


c. 1825

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Picture Book of Ryusen-the Volume of Animals, Yanagawa Shigenobu      ;    Hirabayashi Sho_goro_
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Medium: Books | Woodblock printed book; ink and limited color on paper
Size: 5/16 x 4 5/8 x 6 15/16 in. (0.8 x 11.7 x 17.7 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Culture: Asia, Japan
Style: 19th century, Edo period
Inscriptions: preface on the first page Yanagawa Shigenobu(on the back of cover) Censor:kai,Publisher:Shu_bundo_ shi(on the back of cover)
Physical Description: five volumes; pale green, textured soft cover; two bound with green string, one bound with pink string; each has yellow text label along UL edge of front cover; other #'s J170-22
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Louis W. Hill, Jr.
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Artist: Shigenobu Yanagawa, Japanese, 1787 - 1832
Role: Artist
Nationality: Japanese
Life Dates: Japanese, 1787 - 1832

Artist: Sho_goro_ Hirabayashi
Role: Publisher
Nationality: Japanese
Added to Site: February 28, 2009