The Willow Tree at the Gate of the Shimabara Pleasure Quarrter (Shimabara deguchi no yanagi), from the series Famous Views of Kyoto (Kyôto meisho no uchi)

「京都名所之内 嶋原出口之柳」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1834 (Tenpô 5)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Kawaguchiya Shôzô (Shôeidô, Eisendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 246, horizontal ôban #35.06

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23.8 x 37 cm (9 3/8 x 14 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8206

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

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