Monkey Bridge in Moonlight; Calligraphy in Rubbing Style (harimaze)

月夜猿橋、書 (張交)

Japanese
Edo period
about 1830–44 (Tenpô era)
Artist Katsushika Taito II (Japanese, active about 1810–1853), Publisher Echigoya Chôhachi


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 11, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, II (1989), pl. 116; Ukiyo-e taikei 8 (Hokusai, 1975), #272

Dimensions

Vertical ôban (harimaze); 38 x 26.2 cm (14 15/16 x 10 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10212

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.802 (uncut sheet), 06.1063 (uncut sheet), 11.25227 (uncut sheet), 21.10211 (bridge only), 21.10212 (uncut sheet)

Signed

Katsushika Taito
葛飾戴斗

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection