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; 39.3 x 78.8 cm (15 1/2 x 31 in.)

Accession Number

06.1282, 11.13996, 11.13997

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 06.1282 (left), 11.13996 (center), 11.13997 (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

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection