The Eleventh Month: Snow at the Top of Kudanzaka Slope (Jûichigatsu Kudanzaka jô yuki), from the series Twelve Months at Famus Places in Tokyo (Tôkyô meisho jûni kagetsu)

「東京名所十二ヶ月 十一月 九段坂上雪」

Japanese
Meiji era
1872 (Meiji 5), 10th month
Artist Shôsai Ikkei (Japanese, active 1860s–70s)


Catalogue Raisonné

Miyao, Nihon no giga (1967), p. 176, fig. 2

Dimensions

Vertical ôban, creped; 26.4 × 19.1 cm (10 3/8 × 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2000.263

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Shôsai Ikkei hitsu
昇斎一景筆

Markings

Censor's seal: Water Monkey (Jinshin, mizunoe saru) 10
No blockcutter's mark
改印:壬申十
彫師:なし

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection