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 with upper part cut off; 18.9 x 36.8 cm (7 7/16 x 14 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.36

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

1954, by exchange from Worcester Art Museum to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 8, 1954)

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24