Full Moon over Takanawa (Takanawa no meigetsu), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 高輪之名月」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1831–32 (Tenpô 2–3)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #46.7, pl. 446; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #61.07; Suzuki, Hiroshige (1970), #96; Matsuki 1939, #2

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 22.6 x 36 cm (8 7/8 x 14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5242

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.531, 21.5242

No publisher’s mark on this impression.

Signed

Ichiyûsai Hiroshige ga
一幽斎広重画

Provenance

September 1914, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection