Naka-no-chô in the New Yoshiwara (Shin Yoshiwara Naka-no-chô), from the harimaze series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho), here called Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho)
「江戸名所 新吉原仲之町」 （張交）
about 1843–44 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 1)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)
Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 251, ôban #49.3; Tanba 1965, #464 (uncut sheet); Matsuki 1939, #573 (uncut sheet)
Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 37.6 x 9 cm (14 13/16 x 3 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
From a series of five sheets with three small designs each, for a total of fifteen views. On this sheet: 21.7097 (Shin Yoshiwara), 21.8833 (Takanawa), 21.8834 (Ueno).
No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark
February 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