The Scene of the Streetwalker, in Kôshaku (Kôshaku yotaka ba), cut from one sheet of the series Mirror of Drama in Cutouts (Harimaze jôruri kagami)

交張浄瑠璃鏡 「講釈 よたかば」

Japanese
Edo period
1854 (Ansei 1), 3rd month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 251, ôban #53.2; Tanba 1965, #478 (uncut sheet)

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 14.8 x 9.1 cm (5 13/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8794

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

From a sheet with six designs, including a calligraphic title panel and five pictures. Also from the same sheet: 21.8794.

Signed

(Ichirûysai Hiroshige hitsu, on the title panel; this picture unsigned)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection