Summer: Moon at Ryôgoku Bridge (Natsu, Ryôgoku no tsuki), from the series Famous Views of Edo in the Four Seasons (Shiki Kôto meisho)

「四季江都名所 夏 両国之月」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1832–34 (Tenpô 3–5)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #102.2, pl. 1025; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 241, chûtanzaku #03.02; Matsuki 1939, #627

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 37.8 x 12.5 cm (14 7/8 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7046

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.946, 06.1680, 21.7046

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

No censor's seal

Provenance

November 1912, 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