Geese Flying across Full Moon

月に雁

Japanese
Edo period
early 1830s
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Kawaguchiya Shôzô (Shôeidô, Eisendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #s 98, 311; Bogel, Marks, and Goldman, Hiroshige Birds and Flowers (1988), #s 3, 4; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 240, chûtanzaku #13.1

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 36.6 x 12.6 cm (14 7/16 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.1384

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.839, 06.1384, 21.7952

Inscription

Poem: Konna yo ga/ mata mo arô ka/ tsuki ni kari
こむな夜か 又も有うか 月に雁

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection