Yasukuni Shrine (Yasukuni jinja), from the series Famous Places in Tokyo (Tôkyô meisho)
about 1898 (Meiji 31)
Artist Kawasaki Kyosen (Japanese, 1877–1942)
Horizontal chûban; 17.6 x 24.7 cm (6 15/16 x 9 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Lithograph; ink and color 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.
Various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.
Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection