Dawn over Nihon Embankment at Emonzaka in the New Yoshiwara (Shin Yoshiwara Nihon-zutsumi Emonzaka akebono), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 新吉原日本堤衣紋坂曙」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1839–42 (Tenpô 10–13)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Kawaguchiya Shôzô (Shôeidô, Eisendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #68.6, pl. 616; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #62.07; Matsuki 1939, #67

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23.5 x 35.6 cm (9 1/4 x 14 in.)

Accession Number

21.9833

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.522, 21.9833, RES.37.7

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

No censor's seal

Provenance

May 1917, 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