The Entrance to Ageya-machi, from the series Scenes in the Yoshiwara (Yoshiwara no tei)
about 1681–84 (Tenna 1–4)
Attributed to Hishikawa Moronobu (Japanese, died 1694)
Chiba City Art Mus., Hishikawa Moronobu ten (2000), cat. no. 36; Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 5 (1980), #544 (detail); Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 6 (1982), #15
Horizontal ôban; 27.3 x 42.3 cm (10 3/4 x 16 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color added later
Not On View
Sheet 8 from a series of 12.
June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from L. E. Charnley; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection