Bow-shaped Crecent Moon (Yumiharizuki), from the series Twenty-eight Views of the Moon (Tsuki nijû hakkei no uchi )

「月二拾八景之内 弓張月」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1832 (Tenpô 3)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Wakasaya Yoichi (Jakurindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 241, ôtanzaku #1.2

Dimensions

Ôtanzaku; 38.5 x 17.5 cm (15 3/16 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6790

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

For a somewhat later edition, reprinted by Sanoya Kihei, see 21.6791 .

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

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