Naka-no-chô in the Yoshiwara (Yoshiwara Naka-no-chô)

「吉原中の町」

Japanese
Edo period
1740s
Artist Tanaka Masunobu (Japanese, active about 1740–1750), Publisher Izutsuya San'emon (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kishi, Edo no enkin-hô (1994), fig. 69

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 28.4 x 41.5 cm (11 3/16 x 16 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6857

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (beni-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.6857, 54.1497
Signature in left margin, title and publisher in right margin, all cut off of this impression.

Signed

Gakô Sanseidô Tanaka Masunobu hitsu (in left margin, cut off of this impression)

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection