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Night in the Yoshiwara

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The second poem translated in Rijksmuseum 2000, p. 111.

Signed

Kunisada (on lantern)

Provenance

Formerly in the Sumitomo collection; June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; 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 1830 (Bunsei 13/Tenpô 1)

Catalogue Raisonné

Rijksmuseum, Surimono: Poetry and Image (2000), #63; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 7, Musées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire, Brussels (1989), pl. 236

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 21 x 18.4 cm (8 1/4 x 7 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.9308

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink, color, and metallic pigment on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints