Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

Oranda Furansukano garan no zu (Franciscan church in Holland)
  • Utagawa Toyoharu
    born: Kansai region, Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Oranda Furansukano garan no zu (Franciscan church in Holland), circa 1810, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 242 x 364 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 1/2 x 14 5/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 251 x 374 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 7/8 x 14 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.0755
Label Text

View of the Roman Forum ruins, depicted with artistic licence. Arch of Titus at center. Temple of Saturn at left. The Colliseum, Basillica of Constantine, and Column of Trajan at right. At center, Marcus Auralius sculpture on a horse, rider is depicted as a woman. European figures and cattle frolic between the monuments. Unusual cloud pattern and color combination. At the bottom of Trajan's Column, Ro, possibly for Rome? Labels at top with title.