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

「東都名所 吉原夜桜ノ図」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1835–38 (Tenpô 6–9)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #55.15, pl. 779; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #65.15; Matsuki 1939, #40

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 21.5 x 31.3 cm (8 7/16 x 12 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.1483

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1483, 11.24940, 21.9898, 2009.5007.10

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection