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Subject:Black ship print?
Posted By: Alex Epstein Sun, Jul 21, 2019 IP:

I would love to find this print, but I don't know its name or the artist! I believe it is of Commodore Perry's black ship in Tokyo Bay.

Subject:Re: Black ship print?
Posted By: I.Nagy Mon, Jul 22, 2019

This is the reverse side of the print, depicting
the arrival of Comodore Perry's black ship off the coast of Uraga

Title cartouche,
皇國一新見聞誌 - Kōkoku Isshin Kenbunshi - Chronicle of Imperial Restoration
Heading of text,
浦賀亜船来航 - Uraga A-sen raikō - Uraga Arrival of Amarican ship
大蘇芳年 - Taiso Yoshitoshi

Dated, Meiji 9th Year (1876)

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, 1839-1892
a.k.a. Taiso Yoshitoshi

With regards,

Subject:Re: Black ship print?
Posted By: Botan Mon, Jul 22, 2019

Your picture is reverse.

The artist name is Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (月岡芳年).

Subject:Re: Black ship print?
Posted By: Stan Mon, Jul 22, 2019

The one you show is a mirror image of the original. Do you want an original? It is by Yoshitoshi. You can buy a copy here:

Here is some information with the print included as part of the article:

The MET has a copy at the link below.


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