Sketch of a Flower-viewing Party from the Pleasure Quarters (Seirô hanami ryakuzu)

「青楼花見略図」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1844–54 (Kôka–Kaei era)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 229, miscellaneous #3; Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 9 (1981), #127

Dimensions

Ôgi-e; 20.3 x 46.5 cm (8 x 18 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10144

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark
Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai

Provenance

June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Sumitomo; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection