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

「東都名所 高輪月の景」

Japanese
Edo period
1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Yamamotoya Heikichi (Eikyûdô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #72.9, pl. 691; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #72.09

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23.1 x 35.5 cm (9 1/16 x 14 in.)

Accession Number

11.2119

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.2119, *11.39259 (deaccessioned in 2012), 21.9846

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: Tanaka
No blockcutter's mark
改印:田中
彫師:なし

Provenance

October 16, 1911, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection