Akashi Bay (Akashi no ura), from the album Kyôgetsubô (The Moon-mad Monk, or Crazy Gazing at the Moon)

狂月坊 明石の浦

Japanese
Edo period
1789 (Tenmei 9/Kansei 1), 8th month
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #468.1

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.9 x 38.1 cm (10 3/16 x 15 in.)

Accession Number

21.6524

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

(this page unsigned)

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection