Autumn Moon at Takanawa (Takanawa no shûgetsu), from the series Eight Views of Famous Places in Edo (Meisho Edo hakkei)

名所江戸八景 高輪の秋月

Japanese
Edo period
about 1844–45 (Kôka 1–2)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Jôshûya Kinzô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 237, chûban triptych #1.4; Tanba 1965, #146 (complete triptych); Tamba (Tanba), Ukiyo-e Edo kara Hakone made (1963), #87 (complete triptych)

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 25 x 17.8 cm (9 13/16 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

49.1234

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Left sheet of incomplete triptych.

Signed

Hiroshige ga

広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: Muramatsu
No blockcutter's mark

Provenance

1949, gift of Porter Sargent to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Porter Sargent