The Main Gate, New Yoshiwara (Shin Yoshiwara Ômon-guchi)

「新吉原大門口」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1745 (Enkyô 2)
Artist Torii Kiyotada I (Japanese, active about 1720–1750), Publisher Urokogataya Magobei (Japanese), Blockcutter Sekine Shintarô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Clark, Morse, Virgin, and Hockley, Dawn of the Floating World (2000-1), #109 (other impression); Kishi, Edo no enkin-hô (1994), fig. 71

Dimensions

Horizontal; 46.2 x 67.2 cm (18 3/16 x 26 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5677

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: 21.5677, 54.181

Signed

Eshi Torii Kiyotada hitsu
絵師鳥居清忠筆

Markings

Blockcutter: Horikô Sekine Shintarô
彫工関根新太郎

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection