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Naka-no-chô in the Yoshiwara (Yoshiwara Naka-no-chô), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

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MFA impressions: 06.1374, 21.10170

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Marks

Censor's seal: Dog 3 aratame No blockcutter's mark

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; 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, 1862 (Bunkyû 2), 3rd month

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23.8 x 36.8 cm (9 3/8 x 14 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.10170

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints