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 #01.5; Matsuki 1939, #620

Dimensions

Kotanzaku; 36.9 x 10 cm (14 1/2 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7055

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

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