England (Igirisu), from the series Pictures of People from Foreign Lands (Gaikoku jinbutsu zuga)

「外国人物図画 英吉利(イギリス)」

Japanese
Edo period
1860 (Ansei 7/Man'en 1), 12th month
Artist Utagawa Yoshitora (Japanese, active about 1836–1887), Publisher Yamadaya Shôjirô (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.9 x 25.2 cm (14 1/2 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

2005.541

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Yoshitora ga

芳虎画

Markings

Censor's seal: Monkey 12 aratame
No blockcutter's mark

改印:申十二改
彫師:なし

Provenance

Purchased in London 1985–1990 from the Japanese Gallery, Kensington Church Street.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection