The Front Entrance of the Tsukiji Hotel in Tokyo (Tôkyô Tsukiji Hoterukan omotegake no zu)

「東京築地ホテル舘表掛之圖」

Japanese
Meiji era
1870 (Meiji 3), 8th month
Artist Utagawa Yoshitora (Japanese, active about 1836–1887), Publisher Iseya Kisaburô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA/Geidai, Double Impact (2015), #10; Sharf, Imaging Meiji (1997), #51, photo p. 11

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36.8 x 73.5 cm (14 1/2 x 28 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.536a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Môsai Yoshitora ga
孟斎芳虎画

Markings

Censor's seal: Horse 8 aratame
No blockcutter's mark
改印:午八改
彫師:なし

Provenance

Purchased between 1985 and 1999, probably in London or Tokyo; 2000, gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. (Accession Date: January 26, 2000)

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection