Descending Geese at the Yoshiwara (Yoshiwara rakugan), from the series Eight Views of Edo (Edo hakkei)

「江戸八景 吉原落雁」

Japanese
Edo period
1790s
Artist Utagawa Toyohiro (Japanese, 1773–1828)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e taisei 6 (1930), #304; Toyama, The Western-style Colour Prints in Japan (1936), pl. 53

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.8 x 36.2 cm (9 3/4 x 14 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

06.705

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.705, 11.14789, 21.6905

Some prints in the series have the mark of publisher Tsuruya Kinsuke, but there is no publisher’s mark on this impression.
Reprinted from the picture book Ehon Edo Murasaki.

Signed

Toyohiro ga
豊広画

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection