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), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23.8 x 36.8 cm (9 3/8 x 14 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.10170

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
No blockcutter's mark
改印:戌三改
彫師:なし

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection