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The Imperial Diet of Japan (Dai Nihon teikoku gikai no zu)

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Signed

Ôju Hôsai Yoshikage

Marks

Artist's seal: Yoshikage

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, 1890 (Meiji 23), printed November 13, published November 14

Catalogue Raisonné

Virgin et al., Japan at the Dawn of the Modern Age (MFA, 2001), #20, photo p. 62; Sharf, Imaging Meiji (1997), #50, no photo

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.8 x 73.1 cm (14 1/8 x 28 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2000.535a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints