Artist: Inoue Yasuji
Title: Imperial Family at Shito Shrine
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Description: Title Imperial Family at Shito Shrine Artist Yasuji Inoue 1864 - 1889 Signature Tankei sha Seal artist's seal Dated 1888 Publisher Ohkura Magobei Impression very good Colors very good … lacquer-shomenzuri Condition very good … panels pasted together, backed by thin papers, slightly soiled and wrinkled Description The Meiji Imperial family is visiting Yasukuni Shrine on Kudan-zaka Hill. Yasukuni Shrine is the resting place of Japanese Imperial Army and Navy soldiers. After W.W.II no official visits have been made to Yasukuni Shrine by the Emperor due to political reasons. Note This print was done one year before Inoue Yasuji passed away. Format 3 Oban tate-e Width 28.3 inches = 72.0 cm Height 14.2 inches = 36.0 cm