True View of the Opening of the Temporary Diet Building (Kokkai kari gijidô shinkei)

「國開假議事堂眞景」

Japanese
Meiji era
1890 (Meiji 23), October
Artist Adachi Ginkô (Japanese, 1853–1902), Publisher Fukuda Kumajirô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Virgin et al., Japan at the Dawn of the Modern Age (MFA, 2001), #19, photo p. 61; Swinton, Terrific Tokyo (1999), #28

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.8 x 70.2 cm (14 1/8 x 27 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2000.397a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Ginkô utsusu

Provenance

Previously owned by various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection