Moon-Viewing Point (Tsuki no misaki), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

「名所江戸百景 月の岬」

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 8th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Uoya Eikichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.72, pl. 266, 267, 268; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.071

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37 x 25.2 cm (14 9/16 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9483

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 082 (fall section) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 11.16713, 11.36876.56, 21.9483, RES.49.179
秋の部。月の名所として知られる高輪(たかなわ)の座敷。室外には江戸湾を望む。散らかった食器と障子に映る遊女のシルエットが、遊興の後の静けさを演出する。広重は『絵本江戸土産』でも月の岬を描いている。 – 藤澤紫K

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 8
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、巳八
彫師:なし

Provenance

February 1916, 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