Night Rain at Matsuchiyama (Matsuchiyama yau), from the series Eight Views of Edo (Edo hakkei)

「江戸八景 待乳山夜雨」

Japanese
Edo period
1790s
Artist Utagawa Toyohiro (Japanese, 1773–1828)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e taisei 6 (1930), #303; Toyama, The Western-style Colour Prints in Japan (1936), pl. 54

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.8 x 38.6 cm (9 3/4 x 15 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6902

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.14788, 21.6902

Some prints in the series have the mark of publisher Tsuruya Kinsuke, but there is no publisher’s mark on this impression.
Reprinted from the picture book Ehon Edo Murasaki.

Signed

Toyohiro ga
豊広画

Provenance

August 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from 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