Moon Viewing at Takanawa on the Night of the Twenty-sixth (Takanawa Nijûrokuya no zu), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho no uchi)

「東都名所之内 高輪廿六夜之図」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #, pl. 979; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 241, horizontal aiban #10.08; Matsuki 1939, #330

Dimensions

Horizontal aiban; 19.7 x 34.6 cm (7 3/4 x 13 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.9764

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.1976, 21.9764

No publisher’s mark on this impression.

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