Perspective Picture of the Yoshiwara at Night

浮絵 夜の吉原

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Kitao Shigemasa (Japanese, 1739–1820)


Dimensions

Horizontal aiban; 21 x 30 cm (8 1/4 x 11 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.1498

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Title and publisher’s mark possibly in right margin, cut off of this impression.

Signed

Kitao Shigemasa

Provenance

1954, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Langenbach to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 9, 1954)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Langenbach in memory of Charles Hovey Pepper