Liu Bei, also called Xuande (Ryûbi ji Gentoku)

「劉備字玄徳」

Japanese
Edo period
1866 (Keiô 2), 5th month
Artist Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (Japanese, 1839–1892), Publisher Ebiya Rinnosuke (Kaijudô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban, creped

Accession Number

2000.262

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

One sheet of incomplete triptych.

Signed

Kaisai Yoshitoshi hitsu
魁斎芳年筆

Markings

Censor's seal: Tiger 5 aratame
Blockcutter's mark: (unread)
寅五改

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection