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Illustration of the Silk Reeling Machine at the Japanese National Industrial Exposition (Dai Nihon naikoku kangyô hakurankai seishi kikai no zu)

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Signed

Ôju Kuniaki hitsu

Marks

Artist's seal: manji

Provenance

Purchased between 1985 and 1999, probably in London or Tokyo; 2000, gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. (Accession Date: January 26, 2000)

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, 1877 (Meiji 10), registered October 12

Catalogue Raisonné

Virgin et al., Japan at the Dawn of the Modern Age (MFA, 2001), #12, photo p. 53; Sharf, Imaging Meiji (1997), #29, photo p. 20

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.2 x 75 cm (14 5/8 x 29 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2000.515a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints