Sheet 5 of Cherry Blossoms in the New Yoshiwara, a Pentaptych (Shin Yoshiwara sakura no keshiki, gomai tsuzuki)

新吉原桜の景色 五枚つゞき 「五」

Japanese
Edo period
1811 (Bunka 8), 2nd month
Artist Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825)


Catalogue Raisonné

Rijksmuseum, The Ear Catches the Eye (2001), #66 (complete pentaptych, benigirai edition); Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 3 (1982), #200 (complete pentaptych, full color edition)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.4 x 25.8 cm (15 1/8 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.668

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Left sheet of incomplete pentaptych; title on right sheet.

Signed

Toyokuni ga
豊国画

Markings

No censor's seal
No publisher's mark
改印:なし
版元:なし

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection