The New Yoshiwara (Shin Yoshiwara), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 新吉原」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #71.5, pl. 675; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #70.05; Matsuki 1939, #86

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.4 x 36.7 cm (10 x 14 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9752

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.527, 21.9752

No publisher’s mark on this impression.

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

No censor's seal
Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai

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