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

「上野不忍競馬會之圖」

Japanese
Meiji era
1885 (Meiji 18), March 13
Artist Yôshû Chikanobu (Hashimoto Chikanobu) (Japanese, 1838–1912), Publisher Ôkura Shirobei (Japanese), Blockcutter Asai Ginjirô (Hori Gin) (Japanese, 1844–1894)


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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Yôshû Chikanobu hitsu
楊洲周延筆

Markings

Blockcutter's mark: Horikô Gin
彫師:彫工銀

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