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Kyô-machi in the Yoshiwara (Yoshiwara Kyô-machi), No. 9 from an untitled series of a visit to the Yoshiwara (known as Series L)

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MFA impressions: 21.5762, RES.21.472.8 (reprint)

Signed

(this sheet unsigned; signature on the last sheet of the set)

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; 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, 1710s

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, Images of Eighteenth-Century Japan (1975), #24 (described but not illustrated); Shibui, "Masanobu no sumi-e," Ukiyo-e no kenkyû VI.3 (March 1929), #L-8

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.9 x 38 cm (10 3/16 x 14 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5762

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints