The Great Gate of the Yoshiwara (Yoshiwara daimon), from the series Famous Places in Tokyo (Tôkyô meisho)

「東京名所 吉原大門」

Japanese
Meiji era
about 1898 (Meiji 31)
Artist Hattori Sessai (Japanese, second half of the 19th century), Artist Kyosen (Japanese, late 19th century)


Dimensions

Horizontal chûban; 17.6 x 24.7 cm (6 15/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2000.62.13

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kyosen sha

Markings

Artist's seal: Kyosen

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection