Moon Viewing at Takanawa on the Night of the Twenty-sixth (Takanawa Nijûrokuya), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho)

「江戸名所 高輪廿六夜」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #79.15, pl. 821; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 247, horizontal ôban #09.20; Matsuki 1939, #193

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.8 x 36.8 cm (9 3/4 x 14 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.9943

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.9943, RES.54.123

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

No censor's seal

Provenance

May 1917, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from 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