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The betrothal of Prince Yoshihito, son of Emperor Meiji

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The betrothal of Prince Yoshihito, son of Emperor Meiji
by Nobukazu Yosai (1874-1944) Watanabe

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Artist: Nobukazu Yosai (1874-1944) Watanabe 楊斎延一
Title: The betrothal of Prince Yoshihito, son of Emperor Meiji
Series: 
Date 1st edition?1900
Publisher 1st edition?Takekawa Seikichi 武川
Publisher (this edition)?Takekawa Seikichi 武川
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Triptych
Format (this edition): Triptych
DB artwork code: 38796
Notes (1st edition)?
Notes (this edition)?The following information was taken from the original web listing of this artwork. Often written by non-experts, there may be inaccuracies:

Thursday, 29 December 2005

Artist Nobukazu
Title The betrothal of Prince Yoshihito, son of Emperor Meiji
Date March 28, 1900
Publisher Takegawa Seikichi
Format Oban triptych (29" X 14 3/4")
Comment Heavily burnished pattern on the black robe, metallic pigments. Sheets unbacked but attached.
The Emperor and Empress watch the ceremony from behind bamboo blinds. The decoration has all the auspicious symbols - cranes and turtles for longevity; pine, bamboo and plum for friendship; and the old couple Jo and Uba for marital fidelity.

Artist Bio: 
楊斎延一 。 (ようさい のぶかず、 明治5年(1872年) - 昭和19年(1944年))は、明治時代の浮世絵師。 来歴楊洲周延の 門人。姓は渡辺、後に島田、名は次郎。

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