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

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23.2 x 36.1 cm (9 1/8 x 14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.415

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

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24