Moon Viewing at Takanawa on the Night of the Twenty-sixth (Takanawa Nijûrokuya no zu), from the series Famous Places in Edo, Newly Selected (Shinsen Edo meisho)

「新撰江戸名所 高輪廿六夜之図」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1839–42 (Tenpô 10–13)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Moriya Jihei (Kinshindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #66.12, pl. 639; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 245, horizontal ôban #43.12; Matsuki 1939, #283

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 22 x 34.8 cm (8 11/16 x 13 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9974

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1648, 21.9974

Publisher’s mark on lanterns within picture.

Signed

Ichiryûsai Hiroshige ga
一立斎広重画

Provenance

May 1915, 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