Title page for the series Famous Places in Tokyo, in Twelve Sheets (Tôkyô meisho, jûni yô)

「東京名所 十二葉」
"Views of Tokyo"

Japanese
Meiji era
about 1898 (Meiji 31)
Artist Suzuki Toshimoto (Raisai) (Japanese, active 1870s–1900s)


Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 24.7 × 17.6 cm (9 3/4 × 6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.62.1

Medium or Technique

Lithograph; ink, color, and metallic pigment on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

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.
 長野利助

Signed

Raisai
蕾斎

Markings

Artist's seals: Rai, Sai

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection