Night Rain at Ôyama: The Peak Seen from the Fudô Temple in Front (Ôyama yau, Zen Fudô yori chôjô no zu), from the series Eight Views of Famous Places (Meisho hakkei), 2nd edition

「名所八景 大山夜雨 従前不動頂上之図」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1833–34 (Tenpô 4–5)
Artist Utagawa Toyokuni II (Toyoshige) (Japanese, 1777–1835), Publisher Iseya Rihei (Kinjudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 8 (1981), #296; Tamba (Tanba), Ukiyo-e Edo kara Hakone made (1963), #34

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23.1 x 35.6 cm (9 1/8 x 14 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.170

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.19721, RES.54.170 (both second edition)

In the first edition the series title is written in standard script; in the second edition, it is in semi-cursive script, and there are some other changes in the blocks.

Signed

Toyokuni hitsu

豊国筆

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
Artist's seal: Utagawa

改印:極

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—MFA Chinese Expedition, 1923-24