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Cherry Blossoms in Full Bloom at Naka-no-chô in the Yoshiwara

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Pentaptych, left to right: 21.7815, 21.7816, 21.7817, 21.7818, 21.7819 MFA impressions: 11.13852-6, 21.7815-9

Signed

Toyokuni ga (on each sheet) 豊国画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

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 1791–93 (Kansei 3–5)

Object Place

Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 2, British Museum II (1988), fig. 171

Dimensions

Vertical ôban pentaptych; 38.5 x 129.3 cm (15 3/16 x 50 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.7815-9

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints