Twenty-Third Year of Meiji: the National Diet Building (Meiji nijûsan-nen, Kokkai gijidô no zu)

「明治廿三年國會議事堂之圖」

Japanese
Meiji era
1890 (Meiji 23), April
Artist Yôsai Nobukazu (Japanese, 1872–1944), Publisher Yokoyama Ryôhachi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA/Geidai, Double Impact (2015), #61; Sharf, Imaging Meiji (1997), #39, photo p. 32

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.5 x 75.6 cm (14 3/4 x 29 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2000.525a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Yôsai Nobukazu ga
楊斎延一画

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