Moon on the Sumida River (Sumidagawa no tsuki), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho)

「江戸名所 隅田川之月」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1840–42 (Tenpô 11–13)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #79.13, pl. 819; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 247, horizontal ôban #09.16; Matsuki 1939, #201

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 21.7 x 33.9 cm (8 9/16 x 13 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.9937

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.614, 11.2045, 21.9937

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

No censor's seal

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection