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Cherry Blossoms in the Yoshiwara (Yoshiwara sakura no zu), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Kôto meisho)

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There appear to be at least two, perhaps three, different series with the same title and publisher and very similar formats.

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Provenance

February 1916, purchased 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

Japanese, Edo period, about 1844 (Kôka 1)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 247, horizontal ôban #12.3; Matsuki 1939, #137

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.2 x 37.2 cm (9 1/2 x 14 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.8915

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints