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Famous Places in Tokyo: True View of the Post Office at Edobashi (Tôkyô meisho Edobashi yûbinkyoku shinkei)

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Ikuhide hitsu

Marks

Artist's seal: a flower

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, 1889 (Meiji 22)

Catalogue Raisonné

Virgin et al., Japan at the Dawn of the Modern Age (MFA, 2001), #11, photo p. 51; Sharf, Imaging Meiji (1997), #24, photo p. 17

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 34 x 70.1 cm (13 3/8 x 27 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2000.509a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints