Geese Flying across Full Moon

満月に雁

Japanese
Edo period
early 1830s
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Kawaguchiya Shôzô (Shôeidô, Eisendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #s 98, 311; Bogel, Marks, and Goldman, Hiroshige Birds and Flowers (1988), #s 3, 4; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 240, chûtanzaku #13.1

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 38.3 x 13.1 cm (15 1/16 x 5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7952

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.839, 06.1384, 21.7952

Inscription

Poem: Konna yo ga/ mata mo arô ka/ tsuki ni kari
こむな夜か 又も有うか 月に雁

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

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