Chikanobu (1838-1912)

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Chikanobu - Spencer Does a Parachute Jump from a Balloon at Ueno Park on Nov. 24, 1890Chikanobu - Spencer Does a Parachute Jump from a Balloon at Ueno Park on Nov. 24, 1890Chikanobu - Spencer Does a Parachute Jump from a Balloon at Ueno Park on Nov. 24, 1890
Title:
Spencer Does a Parachute Jump from a Balloon at Ueno Park on Nov. 24, 1890
Date:
1890
Size:
29.25 x 9.875
Medium:
Woodblock Print
Publisher:
Fukuda Kumajiro
Condition:
Fine impression, color and condition.
INV. #:
08196339
Price:
$2,500
 
This was an auspicious occasion at this time. One jump was attended by the Emperor and a Kabuki play was written about the event and performed with Onoe Kikugoro V as Spencer, January 1891 at the Kabuki-za.

These are the two lower sheets of an extremely rare vertical triptych.