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Maker(s):Utagawa Hiroshige I
Culture:Japanese (1797–1858)
Title:Cherry Blossoms at Night on Naka-no-chō in the New Yoshiwara [Shin yoshiwara naka-no-chō yozakura'), from the series "Famous Places of the Eastern Capital" [Tōto meisho]
Date Made:ca. 1840–1842
Materials:woodblock print
Measurements:overall: 9 13/16 in x 14 11/16 in; 24.9 cm x 37.3 cm
Accession Number:  AC 2005.366
Credit Line:Gift of William Green
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

horizontal ōban; fūkeiga; nishiki-e; meisho-e

Label Text:
This print bears the artist's signature at middle-upper left, which reads "Hiroshige ga" ('drawn by Hiroshige'). The red cartouche, also at top left, contains the titles of both this image and the series to which it belongs. There are no further identifying marks on this impression.

houses; trees; times of day; night; figures; calligraphy; seals; woodcut

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