Hizen Province: Courtesan of Maruyama in Nagasaki (Hizen, Nagasaki, Maruyuma, yûkun), cut from sheet 17 of the series Cutout Pictures of the Provinces (Kunizukushi harimaze zue)

国尽張交図会 十七 「肥前 長崎 丸山 遊君」

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), 12th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Fujiokaya Keijirô (Shôrindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hiroshige Mus., Ena, Meisho no hensen (203), #2-17; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 11, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, II (1989), fig. 102; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 253, ôban #19.17

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 19.2 x 9 cm (7 9/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8766

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

From a sheet of five pictures showing Chikuzen, Buzen, Chikugo, Bungo, and Hizen provinces.

MFA impressions: 21.8766, 21.8767
From the same sheet: 21.8766 and 21.8767 (Hizen, duplicates), 21.8768 (Buzen)

Signed

(this picture unsigned)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection