Illustration of the Main Gate at Aoyama During the Funeral Ceremony (Aoyama Gotaisô shikijô sômonzen no zu)

「青山御大葬式場総門前の図」

Japanese
Taishô era
1912 (Meiji 45/Taishô 1)
Artist Yasuda Hanpo (Japanese, 1889–1947), Publisher Takekawa Unokichi (Unosuke) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA/Geidai, Double Impact (2015), #122; Sharf, Imaging Meiji (1997), #19, no photo; Konishi, Nishiki-e bakumatsu Meiji no rekishi 12 (1978), pp. 102-3

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 38.2 x 76.5 cm (15 1/16 x 30 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2000.505a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 2000.288a-c, 2000.505a-c

Signed

Hanpo kinga (respectfully drawn by Hanpo)

Markings

Blockcutter's mark
Artist's seal

Provenance

Purchased between 1985 and 1999, probably in London or Tokyo; 2000, gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. (Accession Date: January 26, 2000)

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection