Black Ships (Kurofune), frontispiece illustration from the literary magazine Bungei kurabu, vol. 1, no. 9

文芸倶楽部 1巻9号 「黒船」 (遅塚麗水作)

Japanese
Meiji era
1895 (Meiji 28)
Artist Tomioka Eisen (Japanese, 1864–1905), Publisher Bungei kurabu (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Yamada, Kuchi-e meisaku monogatari shû (2006), pp. 83-6; Yamada, Mokuhan kuchi-e sôran (2005), photo p. 310; Yamada, "Bungei Kurabu...," Ukiyo-e geijutsu 144 (2002), photo p. 67

Dimensions

19.7 x 25.2 cm (7 3/4 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.293

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Illustration of a story by Chizuka Reisui (1866-1942).

Signed

Unsigned

無款

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection