Man Poling a Raft on a Moonlit Night

月下筏乗り

Japanese
Edo period
1836 (Tenpô 6)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Tsujiya Yasubei (Japanese)


Dimensions

Uchiwa-e on horizontal aiban sheet; 21.7 x 28.2 cm (8 9/16 x 11 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.10100

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.10099 (without censor’s seals), 21.10100 (with censor’s seals giving date)

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seals: square kiwame, round Monkey
Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai
改印:極

Provenance

June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Y. Sumitomo; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection