Promulgation of the Constitution: The Emperor Leaving the Palace (Kenpô happu, kôkyo goshutsumon no zu)

「憲法発布 皇居御出門之図」

Japanese
Meiji era
1889 (Meiji 22), March 1
Artist Yôshû Chikanobu (Hashimoto Chikanobu) (Japanese, 1838–1912), Publisher Hasegawa Tsunejirô (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36.8 x 75 cm (14 1/2 x 29 1/2 in.) Vertical oban triptych 2000.389

Accession Number

2000.277a-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

楊洲周延

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection