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True View of the Opening of the Temporary Diet Building (Kokkai kari gijidô shinkei)

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Signed

Ginkô utsusu

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, 1890 (Meiji 23), October

Catalogue Raisonné

Virgin et al., Japan at the Dawn of the Modern Age (MFA, 2001), #19, photo p. 61; Swinton, Terrific Tokyo (1999), #28

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.8 x 70.2 cm (14 1/8 x 27 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2000.397a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints