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Long Live the Empire: A Sketch of the Promulgation of the Constitution (Teikoku banzai, kenpô happu ryakuzu)

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Signed

Yôshû Chikanobu hitsu (on right sheet) 楊洲周延筆

Provenance

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

Sharf, Imaging Meiji (1997), #12, no photo

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.2 x 81.6 cm (14 5/8 x 32 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2000.498a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints