Moon over Mountain and Moor (San'ya no tsuki), from the album Kyôgetsubô (The Moon-mad Monk, or Crazy Gazing at the Moon)

狂月坊 山野の月

Japanese
Edo period
1789 (Tenmei 9/Kansei 1), 8th month
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #468.5; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 3, British Museum III (1987), pl. 254

Dimensions

21.5 x 36.6 cm (8 7/16 x 14 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.20.39

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri with usuzumi); ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

(this page unsigned)
無款

Provenance

1920, gift of an anonymous donor. (Accession date: December 13, 1920)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift