Yasukuni Shrine (Yasukuni jinja), from the series Famous Places in Tokyo (Tôkyô meisho)

「東京名所 靖国神社」

Japanese
Meiji era
about 1898 (Meiji 31)
Artist Kawasaki Kyosen (Japanese, 1877–1942)


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2000.62.2

Medium or Technique

Lithograph; ink and color 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

Kyosen ga
巨泉画

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection