Cherry-blossom Time at Naka-no-chô in the New Yoshiwara (Shin Yoshiwara Naka-no-chô sakura toki), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho)

「江戸名所 新吉原仲の町さくら時」

Japanese
Edo period
1856 (Ansei 3), 2nd month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Yamadaya Shôjirô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #84.25, pls. 891-892; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 247, horizontal ôban #19.23

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23.9 x 37.1 cm (9 7/16 x 14 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.10009

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1149, 21.10009

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Dragon 2
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、辰二
彫師:なし

Provenance

February 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection