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Edo no hana yoru no fûkei: P.57-1999

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Edo no hana yoru no fûkei
Translated as: Flowers of Edo: A Night View


Designer: Kunisada, Utagawa
Publisher: Aritaya Seiemon




Colour print from woodblocks, triptych. Oju Toyokuni ga (R,C), Hammoto no oju Toyokuni ga (L). Aritaya Seiemon. Yoshimura & Muramatsu. 1847-52


History note: Private collection, Boston; Israel Goldman

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam with the aid of the MGC Purchase Grant Fund and the National Art Collections Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 3 ôban sheets mm

Place(s) associated

  • Edo ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1999) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


1847 CE - 1852 CE



School or Style


Materials used in production

Coloured ink

Components of the work

Support composed of Japanese paper

Techniques used in production

Colour printing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Ôju Toyokuni ga
  • Location: R and C sheets
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Hammoto no ôju Toyokuni ga
  • Location: L sheet
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Aritaya Seiemon
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Publisher's mark
  • Text: Yoshimura & Muramatsu
  • Method of creation: Stamped

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.57-1999
Primary reference Number: 9449
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 8 June 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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