Shinano Province: The Moon Reflected in the Sarashina Paddy-fields, Mount Kyôdai (Shinano, Sarashina tagoto no tsuki, Kyôdaisan), from the series Famous Places in the Sixty-odd Provinces [of Japan] ([Dai Nihon] Rokujûyoshû meisho zue)

「六十余州名所図絵 信濃 更科田毎月 鏡台山」

Japanese
Edo period
1853 (Kaei 6), 8th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Koshimuraya Heisuke (Koshihei) (Japanese), Blockcutter Yokokawa Takejirô (Hori Take)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 249, ôban #64.33

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 34.2 x 23 cm (13 7/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9526

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 25 (Tôsandô group) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 06.823.25, 11.17034, 11.26233, *11.36908 (deaccessioned in 2012), 21.9526

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censors' seals: (Kinugasa, Murata, Ox 8)
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Take
改印:衣笠、村田、丑八
彫師:彫竹

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection