Nihon Embankment near the Yoshiwara (Yoshiwara Nihon-zutsumi), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Kôto meisho)

「江都名所 吉原日本堤」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1835–38 (Tenpô 6–9)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #94.14, pl. 1010; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 242, horizontal aiban #1.11; Matsuki 1939, #355

Dimensions

Horizontal aiban; 21.3 x 33.8 cm (8 3/8 x 13 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10076

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

Artist's seal: Utagawa

Provenance

January 1914, purchased 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