Cherry Blossoms at Night in the Yoshiwara (Yoshiwara yozakura no zu), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 吉原夜桜ノ図」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1835–38 (Tenpô 6–9)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #55.15, pl. 779; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #65.15; Matsuki 1939, #40

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.8 x 37.8 cm (10 3/16 x 14 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2009.5007.10

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1483, 11.24940, 21.9898, 2009.5007.10

The left edge of this impression is concealed by the album binding.

Signed

Hiroshige ga

広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame

改印:極

Credit Line

Source unidentified