The Fine Arts Museum and the Shôjô Fountain at the Second National Industrial Exposition in Ueno Park (Ueno kôen naikoku kangyô daini hakurankai bijutsukan oyobi shôjô funsuiki no zu)

「上野公園内國勸業第二博覧會美術館并猩々噴水器之圖」

Japanese
Meiji era
1881 (Meiji 14), April 18
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige III (Japanese, 1842–1894), Publisher Ôkura Magobei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA/Geidai, Double Impact (2015), #60; Virgin et al., Japan at the Dawn of the Modern Age (MFA, 2001), #14, photo p. 55; Sharf, Imaging Meiji (1997), #22, photo p. 16

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 38 x 76.4 cm (14 15/16 x 30 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.508a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Provenance

Purchased between 1985 and 1999, probably in London or Tokyo; 2000, gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. (Accession Date: January 26, 2000)

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection