Exhibition of Mounted Archery Before the Emperor at Ueno Park on August 25, 1879 (Meiji jûni nen hachigatsu nijûgonichi Ueno kôen hôgei seiga tenran buki no uchi yabusame shinsha zu)

「明治十二年八月二十五日上野公園奉迎聖駕天覧武伎之内流鏑馬真写図」

Japanese
Meiji era
1879 (Meiji 12), August 25
Artist Kamei Shiichi (Japanese, 1843–1905), Publisher Matsuda Rokuzan (Gengendô II) (Japanese, 1836–1903)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA/Geidai, Double Impact (2015), #26

Dimensions

39 x 50.9 cm (15 3/8 x 20 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.93.30

Medium or Technique

Lithograph; ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Welcoming ceremonies held for President Grant at Ueno Park and observed by the Emperor. A horseman shoots a whistling arrow at a target.

Signed

Kamei Shiichi shinsha sekiga
亀井至一真写石画

Markings

Publisher: Gengendô, Tokyo (opened 1874)

Provenance

1893, gift of Dr. Edward Sylvester Morse to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. (Accession Date: June 2, 1893)

Credit Line

Gift of Professor Edward S. Morse