Sheet 1 of Cherry Blossoms in the New Yoshiwara, a Pentaptych (Shin Yoshiwara sakura no keshiki, gomai tsuzuki)

「新吉原桜の景色 五枚つゞき」 一

Japanese
Edo period
1811 (Bunka 8), 2nd month
Artist Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825), Publisher Yamamotoya Heikichi (Eikyûdô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Rijksmuseum, The Ear Catches the Eye (2001), #66 (complete pentaptych, benigirai edition); Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 3 (1982), #200 (complete pentaptych, full color edition)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.4 x 25.6 cm (14 3/4 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.669

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Right sheet of incomplete pentaptych.

Signed

Toyokuni ga
豊国画

Markings

No censor's seal
改印:なし

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection