The Great Elephant from India (Tenjiku watari dai zô no zu)

「天竺渡リ 大象之図」

Japanese
Edo period
1863 (Bunkyû 3), 4th month
Artist Utagawa Yoshitoyo (Japanese, 1830–1866), Publisher Kagaya Kichiemon (Kichibei) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

2000.304

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Ichiryûsai Yoshitoyo ga
一龍斎芳豊画

Markings

Censor's seal: Boar 4 aratame
No blockcutter's mark
改印:亥四改
彫師:なし

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection