15 May 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 875
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,000
Chikanobu (1838-1912), Hiroshige III (1843-94) and other Meiji artists
eight oban triptychs variously illustrating the Empress and her ladies-in-waiting on the balcony of the Shiba Park Maple Pavilion, 1881; the greeting and arrival of Lieutenant Fukushima in the Shinbashi station; the Third Kangyo Exhibition at Ueno Park; ladies in the latest European fashion; an Imperial audience; an Imperial procession and two further triptychs depicting Western influences in the Meiji period. (8)
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