An Accurate Picture of the Mitsui Building at Suruga-chô in Tôkyô (Tôkyô Suruga-chô Mitsui shôsha no zu)

「東京駿河町三ツ井正寫之圖」

Japanese
Meiji era
1874 (Meiji 7), February
Artist Utagawa Yoshitora (Japanese, active about 1836–1887), Publisher Sawamuraya Seikichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sharf, Imaging Meiji (1997), #52, no photo

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36.5 x 72.6 cm (14 3/8 x 28 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.537a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Môsai Yoshitora ga

孟斎芳虎画

Provenance

Previously owned by various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection