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Excursion to View Cherry Blossoms by the Sumida River (Sumidagawa hana no yûran)

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Yôshû Chikanobu hitsu 楊洲周延筆

Provenance

Previously owned by various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, 1887 (Meiji 20), registered December 27

Catalogue Raisonné

Virgin et al., Japan at the Dawn of the Modern Age (MFA, 2001), #6, photo p. 45; Sharf, Imaging Meiji (1997), #10, no photo; Tanba, Nishiki-e ni miru Meiji tennô to Meiji jidai (1966), #106

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37 x 75.4 cm (14 9/16 x 29 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.496a-c

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints