True View of the Newly Built Azuma Bridge (Shinchiku Azuma-bashi shinzu)

「新築吾妻橋真圖」

Japanese
Meiji era
1887 (Meiji 20), November 7
Possibly by Utagawa Kunisada III (Kunimasa IV, Toyokuni V) (Japanese, 1848–1920), Publisher Tsutsumi Kichibei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sharf, Imaging Meiji (1997), #33, photo p. 18

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36.2 x 72.6 cm (14 1/4 x 28 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.519a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Baidô Kunimasa hitsu

Markings

Blockjcutter's mark: Hori Zen (?)
Artist's seal: toshidama

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection