Uki-e Kôto - Atagoyama no zu

Shunko: Uki-e Kôto - Atagoyama no zu

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Katsukawa Shunko

Perspective picture of Koto, view of Atagoyama. The name 'Kôto (江都) in the series title 'Uki-e Kôto' is an alternative- or nickname for Edo that could be translated as 'Bay city'.

Katsukawa Shunko was a pupil of Katsukawa Shun'ei and designed also warrior prints (musha-e) and triptychs with Edo scenes. MFA Boston states that the series was published by Maruya Jinpachi in the 1790s. Other prints from Uki-e Kôto depict Kinryusan (Asakusa), Enoshima and Sunrise at Takanawa.


Date: 1850

Here's another print from what may be the same series: