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

「東都名所 吉原仲之町夜桜」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1832–38 (Tenpô 3–9)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #51.31, pl. 502; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #66.21; Tanba 1965, #25; Matsuki 1939, #18

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 22.3 x 34.3 cm (8 3/4 x 13 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.9861

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.2073, 11.24932, 11.39266, 11.39267, 20.66, 21.9861, 21.9862

Title, censor’s seal, and publisher’s mark in right margin, cut off of this impression.

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: (kiwame; in lower right margin, cut off of this impression)
改印:(極)

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of 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