Participants in the Procession on the Occasion of the Official Visit to Kyoto (Genji gannen, Gojōraku gubu goyōgakari oyakuninshu, kinoene shôgatsu)

「元治元年 御上洛供奉御用掛御役人衆 甲子正月」

Edo period
1864 (Bunkyû 4/Genji 1), 1st month
Artist Matsuda Rokuzan (Gengendô II) (Japanese, 1836–1903)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Copperplate etching; ink on paper

Not On View


Asia, Prints and Drawings



MFA impressions: 11.45844.13, 11.45845.2

From an album containing 19 prints, 11.45845.1-.19.


Keishi Gengendô Rokuzan haisha (in lower left margin, almost torn off of this impression)
京師 玄々堂緑山拝写


By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850–d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; 1911, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 19, 2005)

[1] Much of Bigelow's collection of Asian art was formed during his residence in Japan between 1882 and 1889, although he also made acquisitions in Europe and the United States. Bigelow deposited many of these objects at the MFA in 1890 before donating them to the Museum's collection at later dates.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection