Yoshiwara, from the series The Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi), also known as the Gyôsho Tôkaidô
about 1841–44 (Tenpô 12–Kôka 1)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)
Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 242, horizontal aiban #5.15
Horizontal aiban; 21.8 x 33 cm (8 9/16 x 13 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
No. 15 in the series.
MFA impressions: 06.1804, 11.3996, 21.8994
No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark
November 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at the Metzgar sale (lot 469); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection