Polyptych of 9 oban tate-e prints, illustrating the procession of Emperor Mutsuhito (Meiji)

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Long polyptych of 9 oban tate-e prints, illustrating the procession of Emperor Mutsuhito (Meiji) entering, in September 1869, his new capital, the former Edo, renamed Tôkyô "Capital of the East". Signed by Yoshitoshi (1839-1892) and his student, Yoshikage, who would have done the background. Publisher: Maruya Jinpachi. Circa: 1880

The procession crosses the Kyôbashi, (Kyô bridge), where the emperor's palanquin stands, preceded by those of his wives and concubines, and by notables and soldiers, advancing along Nakabashi avenue and passing the white milestone marking the city limits, while at the rear, marching along Ginza avenue, the staff of the new Meiji army.

Frame size: 234cm x 53cm.
Dim complete print: 217cm x 37cm - each sheet 25cm wide. 

Condition report: As is, natural wear to paper, a few tears.

Period: 19th century
Style Asian art
Materials Paper
LP : 3441
Width : 234 (cm)
Height 53 (cm)
Depth 2 (cm)
Delivery : Calculated at time of payment

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