Title Page, from the series Famous Places and Humorous Images of [Modern Life in] Tokyo (Tôkyô [kaika] kyôga meisho)

「東京(開化)狂画名所」

Japanese
Meiji era
1881 (Meiji 14)
Publisher Tsunajima Kamekichi (Japanese), Artist Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (Japanese, 1839–1892)


Catalogue Raisonné

Other prints in the series: Miyao, Nihon no giga (1967), pp. 191-2

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban; 17.6 x 22.8 cm (6 15/16 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

2000.61.21

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Taiso Yoshitoshi ga
大蘇芳年画

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection