Spring Scene at Naka-no-chô in the New Yoshiwara (Shin Yoshiwara Naka-no-chô haru no kei), from the series Famous Places in Edo, Newly Selected (Shinsen Edo meisho)

「新撰江戸名所 新吉原仲之町春之景」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1839–42 (Tenpô 10–13)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Moriya Jihei (Kinshindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #66.10, pl. 637; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 245, horizontal ôban #43.10; Tanba 1965, #238

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.5 x 38 cm (9 5/8 x 14 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9970

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Ichiryûsai Hiroshige ga
一立斎広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

November 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at the Metzgar sale (lot 464); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection