Naka-no-chô in the Yoshiwara (Yoshiwara Naka-no-chô)

「吉原中の町」

Japanese
Edo period
1740s
Artist Tanaka Masunobu (Japanese, active about 1740–1750), Publisher Izutsuya San'emon (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kishi, Edo no enkin-hô (1994), fig. 69

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 29 x 41.9 cm (11 7/16 x 16 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

54.1497

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; ink on paper, with hand-applied color

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.6857, 54.1497

Signature in left margin, title and publisher in right margin, all cut off of this impression.

Signed

Gakô Sanseidô Tanaka Masunobu hitsu (in left margin, cut off of this impression)

Provenance

1954, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Langenbach to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 9, 1954)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Langenbach in memory of Charles Hovey Pepper