The Willow Tree of Farewells to Guests at Nihon Embankment in the New Yoshiwara (Shin Yoshiwara Nihon-zutsumi mikaeri no yanagi), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho)

「江戸名所 新吉原日本堤見帰柳」

Japanese
Edo period
1853 (Kaei 6), 11th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Yamadaya Shôjirô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #84.26, pls. 893-894; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 247, horizontal ôban #19.24; Tanba 1965, #262; Matsuki 1939, #260

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 21.1 x 33.8 cm (8 5/16 x 13 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9987

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.939, 21.9987, 52.1434

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censors' seals: Mera, Watanabe, Ox 11
No blockcutter's mark
改印:米良、渡辺、丑十一
彫師:なし

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection