A Shop Boy Takes a Nap in Ueno Park ( (Ueno kôenchi kozô no hirune, above); At Shinobazu Benten Shrine, the Thunder God Falls into the Lotus Pond (Shinobazeu Benten Kaminari hasuike e ochiru, below); from the series Famous Places and Humorous Images of Mo

「東京開化狂画名所 上野公園地小僧のひる寝」 「東京開化狂画名所 不忍弁財天雷蓮池へおちる」

Japanese
Meiji era
1881 (Meiji 14), January 6
Artist Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (Japanese, 1839–1892), Publisher Tsunajima Kamekichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Other prints in the series: Miyao, Nihon no giga (1967), pp. 191-2

Dimensions

Two horizontal chûban designs on uncut vertical ôban sheet

Accession Number

2000.302

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 2000.61.7 (lower half), 2000.61.8 (upper half), 2000.302 (uncut sheet)

Signed

Yoshitoshi giga
芳年戯画

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection