Kyô-machi in the Yoshiwara (Yoshiwara Kyô-machi), No. 9 from an untitled series of a visit to the Yoshiwara (known as Series L)

吉原通い 「よし原京町 九」

Japanese
Edo period
1710s
Artist Okumura Masanobu (Japanese, 1686–1764)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, Images of Eighteenth-Century Japan (1975), #24 (described but not illustrated); Shibui, "Masanobu no sumi-e," Ukiyo-e no kenkyû VI.3 (March 1929), #L-8

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.9 x 38 cm (10 3/16 x 14 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5762

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.5762 (first edition?), RES.21.472.8 (reprint)

Signed

(this sheet unsigned; signature on the last sheet of the set)
無款

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection