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 Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

Ôtanzaku; 36.9 x 16.4 cm (14 1/2 x 6 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6791

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

For the first edition, printed by Wakasaya Yoichi, see 21.6790 .

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Provenance

Acquired by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright, as part of Kacho Lot; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection