Illustration of the Ceremony for the Promulgation of the Constitution of Great Japan (Dai Nippon kenpô happushiki no zu)

「大日本憲法発布式之図」

Japanese
Meiji era
1889 (Meiji 22), February
Possibly by Utagawa Kunisada III (Kunimasa IV, Toyokuni V) (Japanese, 1848–1920), Publisher Fukuda Kumajirô (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.3 x 74.3 cm (14 11/16 x 29 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2000.283a-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 Kokunimasa hitsu

Markings

Artist's seal: toshidama

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection