Ueno, from an untitled series of Famous Places in Edo

江戸名所 「上野」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1801–10 (Kyôwa to early Bunka era)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849)


Catalogue Raisonné

Katsukawa Shunshô (Ôta Mus. cat., 2016), #185; TNM, Hokusai (2005), #63; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 9, Musées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire, Brussels (1989), pl. 226

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.8 x 37.7 cm (10 3/16 x 14 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10274

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.10274, RES.54.36 (with top cut off)

Signed

(seal only)

Markings

Artist's seal: Gakyôjin

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane (lot 409); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection