Naka-no-chô in the Yoshiwara (Yoshiwara Naka-no-chô), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 吉原中之町」

Japanese
Edo period
1862 (Bunkyû 2), 3rd month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige II (Shigenobu) (Japanese, 1826–1869)


Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 21.2 x 33.9 cm (8 1/3 x 13 1/3 in.)

Accession Number

06.1374

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1374, 21.10170

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: (Dog 3 aratame; cut off of this impression)
No blockcutter's mark
改印:(戌三改)
彫師:なし

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection