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The New Yoshiwara (Shin Yoshiwara), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

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No publisher's mark on this impression. MFA impressions: 06.527, 21.9752

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Marks

Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai

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, about 1840–51 (Tenpô 11–Kaei 4)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #70.05; Matsuki 1939, #86

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.4 x 36.7 cm (10 x 14 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9752

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints