Holiday of Cherry Blossoms at Naka-no-chô in the New Yoshiwara (Shin Yoshiwara Naka-no-chô sakura no monpi)

「新よし原仲の町さくらの紋日」

Japanese
Edo period
1859 (Ansei 6), 2nd month
Artist Utagawa Yoshikazu (Japanese, active 1848–1870)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych

Accession Number

RES.53.91-3

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: RES.53.91 (left), RES.53.92 (center), RES.53.93 (right)

Signed

Ichijusai Yoshikazu ga (on each sheet)
一寿斎芳員画

Markings

Censor's seal: Goat 2 aratame
No blockcutter's mark
改印:未弐改
彫師:なし

Provenance

1953, gift of Louis Aaron Lebowich (b. 1880), Boston, to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich