An Official Visit to the Paper-Money Bureau (Shiheikyoku gyôkei no zu), from the series Court Ladies (Kanjo)

「官女 紙幣局行啓之図」

Japanese
Meiji era
1878 (Meiji 11), January 10
Artist Utagawa Kunitoshi (Japanese, 1847–1899), Publisher Hasegawa Tsunejirô (Japanese), Blockcutter Hori Toku (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.2 x 24.2 cm (14 1/4 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2000.32

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Baiju Kunitoshi; Gakô Yamamura Seisuke
梅寿国利

Markings

Blockcutter's mark: Horikô Toku

Provenance

Various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection