View of the Horse Race at the Upper Kamo Shrine on the Fifth Day of the Fifth Month (Gogatsu itsuka Kami Kamo keiba no zu)

Edo period
Artist Matsuda Rokuzan (Gengendô II) (Japanese, 1836–1903)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Copperplate engraving

Not On View


Asia, Prints and Drawings



MFA impressions: 11.45843.11, 11.45846.6

From an album containing 31 prints, 11.45843.1-31.


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