Descending Geese at the Yoshiwara (Yoshiwara rakugan), from the series Eight Views of Edo (Edo hakkei)
Artist Utagawa Toyohiro (Japanese, 1773–1828)
Ukiyo-e taisei 6 (1930), #304; Toyama, The Western-style Colour Prints in Japan (1936), pl. 53
Horizontal ôban; 25 x 38.5 cm (9 13/16 x 15 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
MFA impressions: 06.705, 11.14789, 21.6905
Some prints in the series have the mark of publisher Tsuruya Kinsuke, but there is no publisher’s mark on this impression.
Reprinted from the picture book Ehon Edo Murasaki.
August 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection