Spring in the Capital: A Cockfight (Miyako no haru niwatori awase no zu)

「都の春鶏合之図」

Japanese
Meiji era
1881 (Meiji 14)
Artist Yôshû Chikanobu (Hashimoto Chikanobu) (Japanese, 1838–1912), Publisher Yamamura Kôjirô (Japanese), Blockcutter Asai Ginjirô (Hori Gin) (Japanese, 1844–1894)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.5 x 76.4 cm (14 3/4 x 30 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.228a-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

Markings

Blockcutter's mark: Horikô Ginjirô
Artist's seal: toshidama

彫師:彫工銀次郎

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection