Illustration of the Steam Train Railroad between Tokyo and Yokohama (Tôkyô Yokohama jôkisha tetsudô no zu)

「東京横濱蒸氣車鉄道之圖」

Japanese
Meiji era
1875 (Meiji 8), September (?)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige III (Japanese, 1842–1894), Publisher Kagaya Kichiemon (Kichibei) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Virgin et al., Japan at the Dawn of the Modern Age (MFA, 2001), #9, photo p. 49

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36.5 x 72 cm (14 3/8 x 28 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2000.549a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Ryûsai Hiroshige ga

Markings

Censor's seal: Boar 9 (?)
No blockcutter's mark
改印:亥九ヵ
彫師:なし

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection