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; Kishi, Edo no enkin-hô (1994), fig. 71

Dimensions

43.3 x 64 cm (17 1/16 x 25 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.181

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; 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
彫師:彫工関根新太郎

Provenance

1954, by exchange from Worcester Art Museum to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 8, 1954)

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24