View Over Kyoto From Ya Ami

1886
John La Farge (American, 1835–1910)


Dimensions

26.67 x 36.99 cm (10 1/2 x 14 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.1441

Medium or Technique

Transparent and opaque watercolor over graphite

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

View from the Yaami hotel in Kioto. The hotel opened in 1881, and burned in 1906. The site of the old hotel was turned into Murayama Park.

Inscription

Inscribed in pen and black ink: Sept 17.86 (lower left): LF / Kioto / 86 (lower right); other notes in graphite

Signed

Lower right: L F / Kioto/ 86

Provenance

Lent by William Sturgis Bigelow, December 19,1910. Returned February 6, 1911. Gift 1921

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection