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Sukiyabashi, from the series Recollections of Tokyo (Tokyo kaiko zue)

東京回顧図絵 数寄屋橋

Japanese
Shôwa era
1945 (Shôwa 20), December
Artist Hiratsuka Un'ichi (Japanese, 1895–1997)


Catalogue Raisonné

Yokohama Mus. of Art, Fascinating J. Woodcut Prints (2014), #100; Graybill et al, The Artist's Touch, the Craftsman's Hand (Portland Art Museum cat., 2011), p. 300, #148k; Smith, Japanese Prints During the Allied Occupation (2002), #44

Dimensions

20 x 26.1 cm (7 7/8 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

65.1084

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

From a portfolio of 15 works by 9 artists, with titles of individual works on an accompanying sheet (not in MFA).
MFA prints from the portfolio (complete): 59.838, 60.38, 65.1060, 65.1067, 64.1068, 65.1083, 65.1084, 65.1085, 65.1087, 65.1088, 65.1089, 65.1091, 65.1097, 65.1098, 65.1104

Signed

(seal only)

Markings

Artist's seal: Hiratsuka

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Robert T. Paine