Illustration of Nobility Departing from the Gate in front of the Nishimaru Building of the New Imperial Palace (Nishimaru shin kôkyo kiken goshutsumon no zu)

「西丸新皇居貴顕御出門之図」

Japanese
Meiji era
1888 (Meiji 21), March 20
Possibly by Utagawa Kunisada III (Kunimasa IV, Toyokuni V) (Japanese, 1848–1920), Publisher Maki-Chô (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.4 x 71.6 cm (13 15/16 x 28 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.284a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Baidô Kunimasa ga

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection