Cherry Blossoms at the Palace: Felicitations for a Thousand Ages (Gosho sakura chiyo no kotobuki)
1880 (Meiji 13), December 20
Artist Yôshû Chikanobu (Hashimoto Chikanobu) (Japanese, 1838–1912), Publisher Toshimo Toshin (Japanese), Blockcutter Muneoka Shinkichi (Japanese, born in 1858)
Vertical ôban triptych; 37 x 75.3 cm (14 9/16 x 29 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
The Imperial Family Blessed with an Heir.
Yôshû Chikanobu hitsu
Various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.
Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection