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A Year-end Present from the Emperor and the Country

 

Japanese Color Woodblock Print

A Year-end Present from the Emperor and the Country

by Watanabe Nobukazu, 1895


IHL Cat. #300

About This Print

The emperor, empress and crown prince are hosting a year-end celebration for the military.  A similar, if not the same event, as in Nobukazu's print cat. #160 depicting the emperor and empress at a military celebration.  In both Empress Haruko is in traditional rather than Western dress. Also see the article Prints of the Emperor Meiji and Empress Haruko.

Print Details

 IHL Catalog
 #300
 Title or Description   歳暮國帝 (A Year-end Present from the Emperor and the Country)
 Artist  Watanabe Nobukazu (1872-1944)
 Signature  Yosai Nobukazu hitsu
 Seal  red toshidama seal (seal of the Utagawa School)
 Publication Date  1895
 Publisher  Hasegawa Sonokichi 長谷川園吉 (cat seal)
 Impression  excellent
 Colors  excellent
 Condition good - panels joined together with backing paper; vertical fold in left panel
 Genre  ukiyo-e; kaika-e
 Miscellaneous   
 Format  vertical oban triptych
 H x W Paper
 14 1/2 in. x 28 1/4 in. (36.8 cm x 71.8 cm)
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