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Nihon Embankment near the Yoshiwara (Yoshiwara Nihon-zutsumi), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Kôto meisho)

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Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Marks

Artist's seal: Utagawa

Provenance

January 1914, 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 1835–39 (Tenpô 6–10)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 242, horizontal aiban #1.11; Matsuki 1939, #355

Dimensions

Horizontal aiban; 21.3 x 33.8 cm (8 3/8 x 13 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10076

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints