Cherry Blossoms at Night on Naka-no-chô in the New Yoshiwara (Shin Yoshiwara Naka-no-chô yozakura), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 新吉原仲の町夜ざくら」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1840–42 (Tenpô 11–13)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #70.10, pl. 656; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #68.10; Matsuki 1939, #78

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23.8 x 36.1 cm (9 3/8 x 14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2255

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.619, 11.2255, 21.9784, 21.9785

No publisher’s mark on this impression.

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection