Young Couple Crossing a River in Moonlight

月下に川を渡る男女

Japanese
Edo period
about 1775 (An'ei 4)
Artist Isoda Koryûsai (Japanese, 1735–1790)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hockley 2003, p. 256, #F-72; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 6, Musee Guimet I (1990), fig. 82; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #325; Gentles, AIC cat. II (12965), p. 244, #134

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 68.5 x 11.5 cm (26 15/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.6640

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.977, 21.6640

Signed

Koryû ga
湖竜画

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection