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Original Perspective Picture of the Great Gate and Naka-no-chô in the Shin Yoshiwara (Shin Yoshiwara Ômonguchi Naka-no-chô uki-e kongen)

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MFA impressions: 06.386, 21.5773


Nihon Tôbu gakô Hôgetsudô Tanchôsai Okumura Masanobu shôhitsu


September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; 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, 1740s

Catalogue Raisonné

Kishi, Edo no enkin-hô (1994), fig. 62; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 10, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, I (1988), pl. 62; Ukiyo-e shûka 1 (1983), pl. 31; Waterhouse, Images of Eighteenth-Century Japan (1975), #25


Horizontal ô-ôban; 32.6 x 46.3 cm (12 13/16 x 18 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; ink on paper, with hand-applied color