Gion Festival (Gion matsuri), from the series Folk Customs of Japan (Nihon minzoku zufu)

日本民俗図譜 祇園祭

Japanese
Shôwa era
1946 (Shôwa 21), March
Artist Maekawa Senpan (Japanese, 1888–1960)


Dimensions

26.7 x 20.3 cm (10 1/2 x 8 in.)

Accession Number

65.1065

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

From a portfolio of 12 works by 10 artists.
The titles of the individual prints were on a separate sheet included in the portfolio.
MFA prints in the series (complete): 65.1058, 65.1061, 65.1063, 65.1065, 65.1066, 65.1070, 65.1072, 65.1073, 65.1074, 65.1075, 65.1090, 65.1099

Signed

(seal only)

Markings

Artist's seal: Han

Provenance

1965, gift of Robert T. Paine to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Robert T. Paine

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.