Cherry Blossoms at NIght in the New Yoshiwara (Shin Yoshiwara yozakura no zu), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 新吉原夜桜之図」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1841 (Tenpô 12)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Kawaguchiya Shôzô (Shôeidô, Eisendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #108.7, pl. 1086; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 240, chûtanzaku #05.07; Matsuki 1939, #640

Dimensions

Aitanzaku; 33.3 x 11.2 cm (13 1/8 x 4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7058

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
No blockcutter's mark

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