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Yokohama Ganki mikomi no zu (A Peek at the Gankirô Brothel, Yokohama)

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Utagawa Hiroshige II, Yokohama Ganki mikomi no zu (A Peek at the Gankirô Brothel, Yokohama), 1860, 6th month, ôban nishiki-e (color woodblock print); triptych, The Mary Andrews Ladd Collection, public domain, 32.564

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Title

Yokohama Ganki mikomi no zu (A Peek at the Gankirô Brothel, Yokohama)

Artist

Utagawa II Hiroshige (Japanese, 1826-1869)

Related People

carver: Hori Yasu (Japanese)

publisher: Daikokuya Kinjirô (Japanese, active 1855-1861)

Date

1860, 6th month

Medium

ôban nishiki-e (color woodblock print); triptych

Dimensions (H x W x D)

sheet: 14 1/16 in x 28 1/2 in

Inscriptions & Markings

publisher's seal: , printed in black ink within double hexagonal cartouche, right sheet and center sheet: bottom center; left sheet: bottom right

carver's mark: 彫安刻刀, printed in black ink within rectanguar colored cartouche, right sheet: lower right corner; center sheet: lower center; left sheet: lower left corner

censor's mark: 申六改, printed in black ink within circular cartouche, right sheet: lower right corner; center sheet: lower center; left sheet: lower left corner

signature: 廣重画, right sheet and center sheet: printed in black ink; left sheet: printed in black ink within red rectangular cartouche, right sheet: lower right corner; center sheet: lower center; left sheet: lower left corner

Collection Area

Asian Art; Graphic Arts

Category

Prints

Japanese Traditional Prints

Object Type

relief print

Culture

Japanese

Credit Line

The Mary Andrews Ladd Collection

Accession Number

32.564

Copyright

public domain

Terms

Japanese woodblock prints

nishiki-e

oban

relief printing

relief prints

The Mary Andrews Ladd Collection

triptychs

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