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The Willow Tree of Farewells to Guests at Nihon Embankment in the New Yoshiwara (Shin Yoshiwara Nihon-zutsumi mikaeri no yanagi), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho)

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MFA impressions: 06.939, 21.9987, 52.1434

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Marks

Censors' seals: Mera, Watanabe, Ox 11

Provenance

1952, gift of Dr. G.S. Amsden to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 9, 1952)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. G. S. Amsden

Japanese, Edo period, 1853 (Kaei 6), 11th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 247, horizontal ôban #19.24; Tanba 1965, #262; Matsuki 1939, #260

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23 x 34.6 cm (9 1/16 x 13 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

52.1434

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints