A Party Viewing the Moon across the Sumida River

大川楼上の月見

Japanese
Edo period
about 1787 (Tenmei 7)
Artist Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hirano 1939, #0846; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #43

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 38.5 x 77.5 cm (15 3/16 x 30 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.7347-9

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.7347 (left), 21.7348 (center), 21.7349 (right)

MFA impressions: 06.1282VR (06.1282, 11.13996, 11.13997), 11.40057 (right sheet only), 21.7347-9

Signed

Kiyonaga ga (on each sheet)
清長画

Provenance

April 1914, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Ito; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection