Long Live the Empire: A Sketch of the Promulgation of the Constitution (Teikoku banzai, kenpô happu ryakuzu)

「帝國萬歳憲法發布畧圖」

Japanese
Meiji era
1889 (Meiji 22)
Artist Yôshû Chikanobu (Hashimoto Chikanobu) (Japanese, 1838–1912), Publisher Takekawa Unokichi (Unosuke) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sharf, Imaging Meiji (1997), #12, no photo

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.2 x 81.6 cm (14 5/8 x 32 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2000.498a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Yôshû Chikanobu hitsu (on right sheet)

楊洲周延筆

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection