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Utagawa Yoshiiku, Japanese, (1833–1904)
Tokyo Daily Newspaper #824 Murder Scene/Tokyo Nichi-nichi shinbun, 1874
Ink on paper
14 3/8 x 9 13/16 in. (36.6 x 24.9 cm)

Object Type: Print
Technique: Wood-block Printing
Period: Meiji (Japan, 1869-1912)
Credit Line: Purchased with funds from the Aoki Endowment for Japanese Arts and Cultures
Accession Number: 2014.1.69

Alternate Title: Tokyo Nichi-nichi shinbun

This is a depiction of a real crime, reported on Tokyo Nichi-nichi newspaper. The bloody scenes, salacious, and sensational stories were the favorite subjects by the audiences in the Meiji period.


See also 2014.1.58

This work bears the artist's seal and signature, "Eisai Yoshiiku."

ink and colors on paper

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