Night Rain (Yau), from the series Fashionable Eight Views (Fûryû hakkei)

「風流八景 夜雨」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1792–94
Artist Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e taikei 9 (1976), pl. 6 (this impression)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.6 x 24.3 cm (14 7/16 x 9 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.1527

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Right sheet of incomplete diptych.

MFA impressions: 21.7471-2 (complete diptych), 54.1527 (right sheet only)

Signed

Toyokuni ga

豊国画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame

改印:極

Provenance

1954, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Langenbach to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 9, 1954)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Langenbach in memory of Charles Hovey Pepper