Imperial Procession in Tokyo

Maker(s)
Artist: Ogata Gekkō 尾形月耕 (1859-1920)
Historical period(s)
Meiji era, 1895
Medium
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 36 x 74 cm (14 3/16 x 29 1/8 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift--the Elizabeth D. Woodbury collection of prints from Meiji Japan
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1999.61a-c
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Print
Type

Woodblock print

Keywords
Elizabeth D. Woodbury collection, Japan, Meiji era (1868 - 1912), triptych, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

From the 1960s to 1999
Elizabeth D. Woodbury, Japan and Alexandria, VA, purchased in Japan in the 1960s [1]

From 1999
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, given by Elizabeth D. Woodbury in 1999

Notes:

[1] According to Provenance Remark 1 in the object record.

Previous Owner(s)

Elizabeth D. Woodbury

Label

Ogata Gekko, a leading illustrator, here portrays an imperial procession in Tokyo. The print does not have a month printed in its date cartouche, but it is probably a triumphal procession through Tokyo. At left, Japanese people hold aloft a banner inscribed "Banzai," literally "Ten-thousand years."

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
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