Famous Places in Tokyo: True View of the Post Office at Edobashi (Tôkyô meisho Edobashi yûbinkyoku shinkei)

「東京名所江戸橋郵便局眞景」

Japanese
Meiji era
1889 (Meiji 22)
Artist Kobayashi Ikuhide (Japanese, active in 1885–1898), Publisher Hasegawa Sonokichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Virgin et al., Japan at the Dawn of the Modern Age (MFA, 2001), #11, photo p. 51; Sharf, Imaging Meiji (1997), #24, photo p. 17

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 34 x 70.1 cm (13 3/8 x 27 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2000.509a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Ikuhide hitsu

Markings

Artist's seal: a flower

Provenance

Previously owned by various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection