His Imperial Majesty, the Commander-in-Chief, Arriving in the Capital in Triumph (Daigenshi heika gaisen gochakkyô no zu)

「大元帥陛下凱旋御着京之圖」

Japanese
Meiji era
1895 (Meiji 28), printed April 20, published April 26
Artist Utagawa Kokunimasa (Ryûa) (Japanese, 1874–1944), Publisher Ozeki Iwakichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Virgin et al., Japan at the Dawn of the Modern Age (MFA, 2001), #61, photo p. 111; Swinton, Terrific Tokyo (1999), #32

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.5 x 74.8 cm (14 3/4 x 29 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.401a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Baichôsai

Markings

Artist's seal: Kokunimasa

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection