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Illustration of the Opening Ceremony of the Union Horse Racing Club's Racetrack around Shinobazu Pond in Ueno Park (Ueno Shinobazu kyôdô keiba kaisha kaigyôshiki no zu)

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MFA impressions: 11.18168-70, 2000.491a-c

Signed

Yôshû Chikanobu hitsu 楊洲周延筆

Marks

Artist's seal: toshidama

Provenance

Various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, 1884 (Meiji 17), registered October 24

Catalogue Raisonné

Virgin et al., Japan at the Dawn of the Modern Age (MFA, 2001), #5, photo p. 44; Sharf, Imaging Meiji (1997), #5, photo p. 15

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36 x 70.6 cm (14 3/16 x 27 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.491a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints