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

「江戸名所 吉原仲の町桜時」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1839–42 (Tenpô 10–13)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Fujiokaya Keijirô (Shôrindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #60.10, pl. 709; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 247, horizontal ôban #14.10; Matsuki 1939, #176

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.9 x 37.1 cm (9 13/16 x 14 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.10037

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.2117, 21.10037, 54.415

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

No censor's seal

Provenance

May 1917, 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