Cherry Blossoms at the Palace: Felicitations for a Thousand Ages (Gosho sakura chiyo no kotobuki)

「御所桜千代之寿」

Japanese
Meiji era
1880 (Meiji 13), December 20
Artist Yôshû Chikanobu (Hashimoto Chikanobu) (Japanese, 1838–1912), Publisher Toshimo Toshin (Japanese), Blockcutter Muneoka Shinkichi (Japanese, born in 1858)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37 x 75.3 cm (14 9/16 x 29 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2000.238a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The Imperial Family Blessed with an Heir.

Signed

Yôshû Chikanobu hitsu
楊洲周延筆

Markings

Blockcutter's mark: Horikô Muneoka

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection