Original Perspective Picture of the Great Gate and Naka-no-chô in the Shin Yoshiwara (Shin Yoshiwara Ômonguchi Naka-no-chô uki-e kongen)

「新吉原大門口中之町 浮絵根元」

Japanese
Edo period
1740s
Artist Okumura Masanobu (Japanese, 1686–1764), Publisher Okumuraya


Catalogue Raisonné

Kishi, Edo no enkin-hô (1994), fig. 62; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 10, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, I (1988), pl. 62; Ukiyo-e shûka 1 (1983), pl. 31; Waterhouse, Images of Eighteenth-Century Japan (1975), #25

Dimensions

Horizontal ô-ôban; 32.6 x 46.3 cm (12 13/16 x 18 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.5773

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.386, 21.5773

Signed

Nihon Tôbu gakô Hôgetsudô Tanchôsai Okumura Masanobu shôhitsu
日本東武画工 方月堂丹鳥斎奥村政信正筆

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection