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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, color woodblock print on paper; ōban nishiki-e; 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)

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original language: 横浜岩亀見込之図

translated: A Peek at the Gankirô Brothel, Yokohama

transliterated: Yokohama Ganki mikomi no zu

Artist

Utagawa II Hiroshige (Japanese, 1826-1869)

Related People

carver: Hori Yasu (Japanese)

publisher: Daikokuya Kinjirō (Japanese, active Edo 1855-1861)

Date

1860, 6th month

Medium

color woodblock print on paper; ōban nishiki-e; triptych

Dimensions (H x W x D)

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

Inscriptions & Markings

publisher's seal: dai 大 (dai), printed in black ink within double hexagonal cartouche, right sheet and center sheet: bottom center; left sheet: bottom right Language: Japanese Description: seal of the publisher Daikokuya Kinjirô

carver's mark: Hori Yasu kokutô 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: aratame saru 8 申六改 (inspected in the 6th month of the year of the monkey), printed in black ink within circular cartouche, right sheet: lower right corner; center sheet: lower center; left sheet: lower left corner Language: Japanese Description: date-aratame censor seal

signature: Hiroshige ga 廣重画 (picture by Hiroshige), 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 Language: Japanese

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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