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Illustration of Horse Racing at Shinobazu in Ueno (Ueno Shinobazu keiba no zu)

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Yôshû Chikanobu hitsu 楊洲周延筆

Provenance

Previous to 2000, purchased by Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf in London or Tokyo; 2000, gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 26, 2000)

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, 1885 (Meiji 18), March 13

Catalogue Raisonné

Morse, ed., Reinventing Tokyo (2012), #25; Coats, Chikanobu (2006), pl. 47; Swinton, Terrific Tokyo (1999), #23

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36.7 x 80.6 cm (14 7/16 x 31 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2000.392a-c

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints