Cherry Blossoms in the Yoshiwara (Yoshiwara sakura no zu), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Kôto meisho)

「江都名所 吉原桜之図」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1839–42 (Tenpô 10–13)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #58.13, pl. 476; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 247, horizontal ôban #12.3; Matsuki 1939, #137

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.2 x 37.2 cm (9 1/2 x 14 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.8915

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

No censor's seal

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