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Jūnigatsu no uchi, Yoshiwara no Yakei (9th Month, Night view of the Yoshiwara)
  • Toyohara Kunichika
    1835–1900
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Jūnigatsu no uchi, Yoshiwara no Yakei (9th Month, Night view of the Yoshiwara), 1857, 8th month, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • (12 Months of the Year)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 351 x 245 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 13/16 x 9 5/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 364 x 245 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 5/16 x 9 5/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7741
Description

Scene from inside Azumaya green house at Yoshiwara. Oiran arranging kiku flowers in bamboo vase. Kitchen servant carries delicacies from the sea. In cartouche, night scene from Yoshiwara. Ninth month indicated by crysanthemum, awabi, and geese.