Plovers, Waves, and Full Moon

月下波に千鳥

Japanese
Edo period
about 1830–44 (Tenpô era)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 11, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, II (1989), pl. 152

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 33.3 x 11.3 cm (13 1/8 x 4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.18

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1269, 47.18

Inscription

Poem: Tomo chidori/ Keage no hama ni/ tsuki o mari

友千鳥 けあけの濱に 月をまり

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu

広重筆

Markings

Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai

Provenance

1947, gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich