The Burke Collection
Parcheesi of Ryōunkaku (凌雲閣双六)
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Utagawa Kunimasa IV

(歌川国政 IV; 1848–1920)

Catalogue information

Meiji era, November 1890

Unmounted woodblock prints on four sheets of paper with paper flap; ink and color

95.5 x 37.2 cm (37 5/8 x 14 5/8 in.)

Printed and published by Fukuda Kumajirō at No. 19, Hasegawa-chō, Nihonbashi

Donated to the Minneapolis Institute of Art by the Mary and Jackson Burke Foundation in 2015

Additional details


Parcheesi board entitled “Looking Out from Ryōunkaku, Asakusa Park”


Painted by Ichijusai Kunimasa IV / November 1890