The Burke Collection
Gurando-shi den wabunshō (格蘭氏伝倭文賞 / The Life of President Grant in Japanese)
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Utagawa Kunimasa V

(歌川国政 V; fl. late 19th–early 20th century)

Catalogue information

Meiji era, 1879

Book; illustrations in ink and color on paper

20.8 x 14.1 cm (8 1/8 x 5 1/2 in.)

Postscripts: “Translation into Japanese by Kanagaki Robun [假名垣魯文; 1829 –1894]”; “Published by Tsujiokaya Bunsuke [辻岡屋文助]”

Donated to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York by the Mary and Jackson Burke Foundation in 2015


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