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Roko Japanese Woodblock Print - Commodore Perry SOLD
July 2014 Auction by Far East Asian Art

Portrait of Perry, a North American
An 1854 Japanese woodblock print depicting Commodore Matthew Perry.
Artist: Roko.
Size: Oban. Approximately 14.75 x 10.5 inches.
Provenance: The date of printing this particular edition is not known.
This print was purchased in the shop of woodblock publisher Watanabe Shozaburo in 1937.
Condition: Pristine. Stored in a tea chest for 70 years.
For a fascinating discussion of this and other Perry portraits, see MIT's webpage...
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