Emonzaka in the Yoshiwara (Yoshiwara Emonzaka no zu), from the series Famous Hills in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho saka-zukushi no uchi)

「東都名所坂つくしの内 吉原衣紋阪之図」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #73.10, pl. 669; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #73.10; Matsuki 1939, #114

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 26 x 37.8 cm (10 1/4 x 14 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.9804

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.9804, RES.11.5700

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