The Opening of the Theater Season at Nichômachi (Nichômachi no kaomise), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Kôto meisho)

「江都名所 二丁町顔見世」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1835–38 (Tenpô 6–9)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #116.7, pl. 1131; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 237, horizontal chûban #06.07; Matsuki 1939, #376

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban; 17 x 24.7 cm (6 11/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.9977

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Provenance

February 1916, acquired by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection