Moonlit Evening at Takanawa (Takanawa tsukiyo no zu), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 高輪月夜之図」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1839–42 (Tenpô 10–13)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Yamaguchiya Tôbei (Kinkôdô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #107.8, pl. 1077; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 239, kotanzaku #1.5

Dimensions

Kotanzaku; 35.6 x 9.9 cm (14 x 3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.826

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.826, 21.7055

Signed

Hiroshige ga

広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame

改印:極

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection