Night Rain at Azuma Wood (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, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (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 34.7 cm (8 5/8 x 13 2/3 in.)

Accession Number

06.911

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

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection