FILTER RESULTS × Close
Skip to Content ☰ Open Filter >>

Eastern Brocades, Day and Night Compared: Print List

Showing 1 of 1


Yoshu Chikanobu (aka Chikanobu), Japanese, (1838–1912)
Eastern Brocades, Day and Night Compared: Print List, n.d.
Ink on Paper
12 13/16 in. x 8 13/16 in. (325.44 mm x 223.84 mm)


Object Type: Print
Technique: Wood-block Printing
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Ballard
Accession Number: 93.6.123


Commentary
The titles of all fifty prints in the series are listed on this object. Back to back print with 93.6.1.

Marks
Signed: “Yoshu Chikanobu hitsu”

Medium
Colored ink on paper; wood-block print.

Object Description
On a ribbon floating above a globe, the series title is presented in large characters (kanji), with the publisher's name on the right and the artist's name on the left. The sphere has lines suggesting longitude and latitude divisions, resembling a planetary globe, but faint kanji of the series title have replaced the continents. Over this are written the subjects of the prints, reading from right to left on the top band and then down to the next horizontal band. Clouds rise up from the bottom of the composition to give a heavenly body appearance to these lessons in Japanese history. For more information, please refer to the Chikanobu exhibition catalogue.

Publisher
Kobayashi Testujiro

Keywords Click a term to view the records with the same keyword
This object has the following keywords:

Additional Images Click an image to view a larger version

Portfolio List Click a portfolio name to view all the objects in that portfolio
This object is a member of the following portfolios:


Your current search criteria is: Objects is "Eastern Brocades, Day and Night Compared: Print List".