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; Matsuki 1939, #102

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24 x 36 cm (9 7/16 x 14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9846

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

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane Collection (lot 327); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection