by Yasuji Inoue (1864 - 1889)
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The Emperor Meiji and Empress in a Carriage during their Silver Wedding Anniversary Celebration at Aoyama, 1894 - Handsome scene of the Meiji Emperor and Empress riding in a carriage during their Silver Wedding Anniversary celebration at Aoyama. The Emperor wears a military uniform while his wife is dressed in the latest European fashions. The elegant carriage is topped with a phoenix figure and is pulled by a team of six horse. Soldiers standing at attention line the parade grounds. A nicely detailed illustration of this historic event, detailed with burnishing on the black areas of the carriage and the black uniforms, and silver metallic pigment that has oxidized to a dark tone on the phoenix.
Artist - Yasuji Inoue (1864 - 1889)
Image Size - 13 7/8" x 28 3/8" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Three separate panels. Slight toning and soiling, a few creases and stains. Please see photos for details.
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