Selected Famous Places in Tokyo: Statue of Saigo Takamori in Ueno Park

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Maker(s)
Artist: Utagawa Kunitoshi (1847 - 1899)
Historical period(s)
Meiji era, 1899
Medium
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 33.2 x 21.2 cm (13 1/16 x 8 3/8 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift--the Elizabeth D. Woodbury collection of prints from Meiji Japan
Collection
Elizabeth D. Woodbury collection
Accession Number
S1999.50
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Print
Type

Woodblock print

Keywords
Elizabeth D. Woodbury collection, Japan, Meiji era (1868 - 1912), Saigo Takamori, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

From the 1960s to 1999
Elizabeth D. Woodbury, Japan and Alexandria, VA, purchased in Japan in the 1960s [1]

From 1999
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, given by Elizabeth D. Woodbury in 1999

Notes:

[1] According to Provenance Remark 1 in the object record.

Previous Owner(s)

Elizabeth D. Woodbury

Label

This print portrays a famous bronze sculpture of Saigo Takamori (1827-77), a samurai who as an imperial loyalist helped to defeat the Tokugawa shogunate and establish the Meiji government.

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum