Twelve Storied Tower, Tokyo, 1895

十二階

Japanese
Taishô era
1910s
Artist Tobari Kogan (Japanese, 1882–1927)


Catalogue Raisonné

Morse, ed., Reinventing Tokyo (2012), #39; Chiba Mus., Nihon no hanga II (1999), #162

Dimensions

28.5 x 24.4 cm (11 1/4 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

64.43

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The name of an organization founded by Kogan in the 1910s, “Kogan Shin Azuma nishiki-e kai,” is embossed in the lower margin.

Signed

Kogan Shin Azuma nishiki-e kai (embossed in lower margin); Kogan Tobari (in romanization, in pencil in lower right margin; may not be hand of artist)
孤雁新東錦絵会

Provenance

1964, sold by Elsa V. Merlo to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 12, 1964)

Credit Line

Asiatic Curator's Fund