A Steam Engine on the Railroad at Takanawa (Takanawa tetsudô jôkisha no zenzu)

「髙輪銕道蒸氣車之全圖」

Japanese
Meiji era
1872 (Meiji 5)
Artist Ikkei (Japanese, active early 1870s), Publisher Yorozuya Magobei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA/Geidai, Double Impact (2015), #53; Swinton, Terrific Tokyo (1999), #4

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.4 x 75.2 cm (13 15/16 x 29 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2000.385a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Shôsai Ikkei hitsu

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