Night Rain at Azuma-no-mori (Azuma-no-mori yau), from the series Eight Views in the Environs of Edo (Edo kinkô hakkei no uchi)

「江戸近郊八景 吾妻杜夜雨」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1837–38 (Tenpô 8–9)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Chiba Mus., Ukiyo-e bi no kiwami (Baur coll. exh. cat., 2001), #180; Sakai 1996, list #52.1, pl. 575; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 247, horizontal ôban #06.1

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 21.9 x 34.2 cm (8 5/8 x 13 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5236

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.911, 11.1916, 21.5236

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Sumitomo collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection