Evening View of Shinjuku (Shinjuku yakei), from the series Recollections of Tokyo (Tokyo kaiko zue)

東京回顧図絵 「新宿夜景」 新宿の夜

Japanese
Shôwa era
1945 (Shôwa 20), December


Catalogue Raisonné

Graybill et al, The Artist's Touch, the Craftsman's Hand (Portland Art Museum cat., 2011), p. 303, #148o; Smith, Japanese Prints During the Allied Occupation (2002), #46

Dimensions

20.2 x 27.9 cm (7 15/16 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

65.1091

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

Han (in block)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Robert T. Paine

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.