Illustration of the Ceremony Promulgating the Constitution (Kenpô happushiki no zu)

「憲法發布式之圖」

Japanese
Meiji era
1890 (Meiji 23)
Artist Artist Unknown, Japanese, Publisher Ishijima Yae (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Virgin et al., Japan at the Dawn of the Modern Age (MFA, 2001), #17, photo p. 59

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.6 x 74.6 cm (14 13/16 x 29 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2000.226a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Unsigned

無款

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection