View of Takanawa in Moonlight (Takanawa tsuki no kei), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho)

「江戸名所 高輪月の景」

Japanese
Edo period
1854 (Ansei 1), intercalary 7th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Aritaya Seiemon (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #80.15, pl. 844; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 247, horizontal ôban #09.19; Matsuki 1939, #208

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 21.7 x 34 cm (8 9/16 x 13 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.9930

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.9930, 21.10404

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Tiger intercalary 7
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、寅壬七
彫師:なし

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of 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