Royal Guests Viewing a Kabuki Performance (Kihin shûran no kabu)

「貴賓衆覧之歌舞」

Japanese
Meiji era
1887 (Meiji 20), May
Artist Yôshû Chikanobu (Hashimoto Chikanobu) (Japanese, 1838–1912), Publisher Yamaguchi Susumu (Japanese, 1897–1983)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37 x 72 cm (14 9/16 x 28 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2000.374a-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

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