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」

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


Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 21.3 x 10 cm (8 3/8 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

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

Not On View


Asia, Prints and Drawings



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)


(this picture unsigned)


November 1912, 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