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The Mankin Restaurant in the Keiseigakubo Section of the Shirayama District of Asakusa, from the series Famous Restaurants in Edo

The Mankin Restaurant in the Keiseigakubo Section of the Shirayama District of Asakusa, from the series Famous Restaurants in Edo

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Utagawa Hiroshige

Artist
Utagawa Hiroshige
(Japanese, 1797 - 1858)
Title
The Mankin Restaurant in the Keiseigakubo Section of the Shirayama District of Asakusa, from the series Famous Restaurants in Edo
Date
1838-1840
Medium
Color woodcut
Dimensions
223 x 349 mm Overall
Credit
Bequest of John H. Van Vleck
Accession No.
1980.1476
Classification
Prints
Geography
Japan

Related

By 1925, purchased by Frank Lloyd Wright; ca. 1926, acquired by The Bank of Wisconsin; 1928, sold to Edward Burr Van Vleck (Madison, WI); 1943, passed through inheritance to Edward’s son, John H. Van Vleck (Madison, WI); 9 January 1980, bequeathed by John H. Van Vleck to the Elvehjem Museum of Art [now called Chazen Museum of Art]

  • Helmstetter, Deidre. "An Early Bridge: Utagawa Toyoharu and His Integrated Designs." Elvehjem Museum of Art Bulletin, 1995-1997. Elvehjem Museum of Art (1997): 57-70. pp. 57-70
  • Elvehjem Museum of Art. "Bulletin/Biennial Report 1995-1997." Madison: Elvehjem Museum of Art, 1998. p. 69

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