Benkei Bridge at Akasaka-mitsuke (Akasaka-mitsuke Benkei-bashi), from the series Recollections of Tokyo (Tokyo kaiko zue)
東京回顧図絵 「べんけいばし」 赤坂見附弁慶橋
1945 (Shôwa 20), December
Artist Sekino Jun'ichirô (Japanese, 1914–1988)
Graybill et al, The Artist's Touch, the Craftsman's Hand (Portland Art Museum cat., 2011), p. 300, #148j
20.2 x 26.5 cm (7 15/16 x 10 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Not On View
From a portfolio of 15 works by 9 artists, with titles of individual works on an accompanying sheet (not in MFA).
MFA prints from the portfolio (complete): 59.838, 60.38, 65.1060, 65.1067, 64.1068, 65.1083, 65.1084, 65.1085, 65.1087, 65.1088, 65.1089, 65.1091, 65.1097, 65.1098, 65.1104
Jun (in block, Japanese), Sekino (in block, romanized)
1965, gift of Robert T. Paine to the MFA.
Gift of Robert T. Paine
Reproduced with permission.