Arts and Designs of Japan
April Selection April 2019

Artist Kunitoshi
Title View of the racetrack at Shinobazu Pond in Ueno Park
Series Tokyo Meisho no uchi – Famous Places in Tokyo
Date 1890
Publisher Tsutsumi Kichibei
Format Oban triptych (28 1/8" X 13 7/8")
Comment Sheets backed, not attached
The first horse race was held at Shinobazu Pond on November 1, 1884. Races continued there in the spring and summer until 1892. There was often entertainment and fireworks between races.
Price $250.
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