The Imperial Diet of Japan (Dai Nihon teikoku gikai no zu)

「大日本帝國議會之圖」

Japanese
Meiji era
1890 (Meiji 23), printed November 13, published November 14
Artist Gotô Yoshikage (Japanese, 1858–1922), Publisher Yoshida Ichimatsu (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA/Geidai, Double Impact (2015), #62; Virgin et al., Japan at the Dawn of the Modern Age (MFA, 2001), #20, photo p. 62; Sharf, Imaging Meiji (1997), #50, no photo

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.8 x 73.1 cm (14 1/8 x 28 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2000.535a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Ôju Hôsai Yoshikage
応需豊斎芳景

Markings

Artist's seal: Yoshikage

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