Ueda Fujō

Ueda Fujō 上田富丈 [うえだふじょう] (1899-1979*)


Source: Guide to Modern Japanese Woodblock Prints: 1900-1975, Helen Merritt, University of Hawaii Press, 1992, p. 160.

B. 1899 in Kobe.  Studied with Kitano Tsunetomi (1880-1947), Onchi Kōshirō (1891-1955), and Munakata Shikō (1903-1975).  Exhibited with Banga-in, Nihon Hanga Kyokai, and in international exhibitions. Member of Japan Artists League.

WorldCat lists two works by Ueda - A book or folio of prints titled Ueda Fujō Sōsaku Hangashū 1 (上田富丈創作板画集. 第1輯) published in Kōbe in 1956 by Gendai Hanga Kyōkai (現代板画協会) and a book of haiku and prints titled Ueda Fujō Haiku Hanga Sakuhinshū published in Kōbe by Gingasha (ギンガ社) in 1966.

* The artist's date of death as given on the website of Hyōgo Prefecture, which lists him as a "haiku poet."

Other woodblocks by this little known artist:

Untitled, 1956


Gardens of the Temple of Kyoto, 1966

Narcissus (date unknown)

Summer Maiko 舞妓夏 (date unknown)

Canton Museum of Art Accession No. 59.2

Ukai 鵜飼, 1973

last revision:12/24/20235/21/2021

Signatures and Seals 

上田富丈 and F. Ueda

富丈 Ueda

Prints in Collection

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White Dream, 1962

IHL Cat. #170