Title page for the series Famous Places in Tokyo, in Twelve Sheets (Tôkyô meisho, jûni yô)
"Views of Tokyo"
about 1898 (Meiji 31)
Artist Suzuki Toshimoto (Raisai) (Japanese, active 1870s–1900s)
Vertical chûban; 24.7 × 17.6 cm (9 3/4 × 6 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Lithograph; ink, color, and metallic pigment on paper
Not On View
Album of 12 horizontal sheets (3 by Raisai, 9 by Kyosen) plus vertical title page (by Raisai): 2000.62.1 to 2000.62.13. There were additional prints in the series, by these and other artists; some of them have the name and address of Osaka publisher Nagano Risuke, and the date 1898.
Artist's seals: Rai, Sai
Various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.
Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection