The Entrance to Ageya-machi, from the series Scenes in the Yoshiwara (Yoshiwara no tei)

よしわらの躰 揚屋町入口

Japanese
Edo period
about 1681–84 (Tenna 1–4)
Attributed to Hishikawa Moronobu (Japanese, died 1694)


Catalogue Raisonné

Chiba City Art Mus., Hishikawa Moronobu ten (2000), cat. no. 36; Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 5 (1980), #544 (detail); Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 6 (1982), #15

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 27.3 x 42.3 cm (10 3/4 x 16 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.5803

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color added later

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Sheet 8 from a series of 12.

Signed

Unsigned
無款

Provenance

June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from L. E. Charnley; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection