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), Publisher Nunokichi (Japanese)


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; 24 x 36.2 cm (9 7/16 x 14 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.9785

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

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark

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