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Important Japanese Color Woodblock Triptych of the Imperial Family
This iconic woodblock print by Chikanobu Toyohara (1838-1912), titled 'A Mirror of Japanese Nobility,' depicts Emperor Meiji, his consort, and the heir to the throne. It's reproduced in many books and scholarly journals (an impression is in the Boston Museum of Fine Arts). Printed in 1887 on three sheets of paper, this triptych is now mounted in a silk-wrapped mat and fitted in a giltwood frame painted red on the sides.
- CreatorToyohara Chikanobu (Artist)
- Of the Period
- Place of Origin
- Date of Manufacture1887
- Materials and Techniques
- WearWear consistent with age and use.
- DimensionsH 19.25 in. x W 33.5 in. x D 2 in.H 48.9 cm x W 85.09 cm x D 5.08 cm
- Seller LocationNew York, NY
- Reference Number1410291061432
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