Naka-no-chô in the Yoshiwara (Yoshiwara Naka-no-chô), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho)

「江戸名所 よし原仲の町」

Japanese
Edo period
1847–52 (Kôka 4–Kaei 5)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 237, horizontal chûban #04.29; Matsuki 1939, #423

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban; 15.7 x 21.9 cm (6 3/16 x 8 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.9055

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censors' seals: Mera, Murata
No blockcutter's mark
改印:米良、村田
彫師:なし

Provenance

May 1915, acquired 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