Shitaya, from the series Twelve Views of Tokyo (Tôkyô jûni kei)

「東京十二景 下谷」

Japanese
Taishô era
1914 (Taishô 3)
Artist Ishii Hakutei (Japanese, 1882–1958)


Catalogue Raisonné

Morse, ed., Reinventing Tokyo (2012), #40; Hamanaka & Newland, The Female Image (2000), pl. 3; Chiba Mus., Nihon no hanga II (1999), #191-1

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 39.4 x 26 cm (15 1/2 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

53.959

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Hakutei ga

Provenance

1953, gift of Paul Bernat to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 16, 1953)

Credit Line

Gift of Paul Bernat