Original Perspective Picture of the Great Gate and Naka-no-chô in the Shin Yoshiwara (Shin Yoshiwara Ômonguchi Naka-no-chô uki-e kongen)

「新吉原大門口中之町 浮絵根元」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1745 (Enkyô 2)
Artist Okumura Masanobu (Japanese, 1686–1764), Publisher Okumuraya


Catalogue Raisonné

Kishi, Edo no enkin-hô (1994), fig. 62; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 10, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, I (1988), pl. 62; Ukiyo-e shûka 1 (1983), pl. 31; Waterhouse, Images of Eighteenth-Century Japan (1975), #25

Dimensions

Horizontal double ôban; 29.7 x 42.2 cm (11 11/16 x 16 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.386

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (beni-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.386, 21.5773

Signed

Nihon Tôbu gakô Hôgetsudô Tanchôsai Okumura Masanobu shôhitsu (in left margin, cut off of this impression)

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection