Nihon Embankment, Yoshiwara (Yoshiwara Nihonzutsumi), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

「名所江戸百景 よし原日本堤」

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 4th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Uoya Eikichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.114, pls. 359, 360; Smith & Poster, 100 Views (1986), #100; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.113

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.3 x 25.3 cm (14 11/16 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9502

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 100 (winter section) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 11.16740, 21.9502, RES.52.91

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 4
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、巳四
彫師:なし

Provenance

February 1916, 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