Arts and Designs of Japan
July Selection July 2017

Artist Kuniteru
Title The Shogun's procession at Fukuroi near Mt. Fuji
Series Suehiro Gojusantsugi – 53 Stations of the Tokaido in Fan-shaped Cartouche
Date intercalary 5/1865
Publisher Ebirin
Format Oban (9 1/2" X 14 1/8")
Comment Backed
In April 1863, Shogun Iemochi and 3000 retainers travelled in a great procession from Edo to Kyoto. This was the first time since the visit of Iemitsu in the Kan'ei era, 230 years before, that a shogun had visited Kyoto. This Tokaido series, a joint production of several artists and various publishers, commemorates the occasion.
Price $200.
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