True View of the Yasukuni Shrine on Kudanzaka Hill in Tokyo (Tôkyô Kudanzaka jô Yasukuni jinja shinkei)

「東京九段坂上靖國神社真景」

Japanese
Meiji era
1887 (Meiji 20), December 10
Artist Inoue Yasuji (Tankei) (Japanese, 1864–1889), Publisher Ôkura Magobei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sharf, Imaging Meiji (1997), #47, no photo; Yasukuni Jinja Yûshûkan, Tôkyô meisho nishiki-e ten (1986), #26

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36 x 70.7 cm (14 3/16 x 27 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.533a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Inoue Tankei

Markings

Artist's seal: Tankei

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection