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Artist:Ikkei Shōsai 昇斎一景 fl. c. 1870s
Description: Triptych titled 'Picture of an exposition [..Yushima Seidō] located at Shōheizaka temple' (博覧会図- 元ト昌平阪聖堂ニ於テ hakurankai zu - moto shōheizaka seidō ni oite ). Published in 1872. The Yushima Seidō Exposition 湯島聖堂博覧会 was held at Taiseiden Hall, previously a Shinto shrine. It opened on 10 March 1872, closed 20 days later and displayed more than 600 items. After the event the housing of the collection lead to the founding of the Tokyo National Museum's establishment.
Signed:Shōsai Ikkei hitsu plus artist's seal on left and right sheet.
Size:Oban tate-e
Condition:Good impression, colour and condition, minor flaws.
Price:Euro 1450 SOLD