Landscape in Moonlight, from the series Japanese and Chinese Poems for Recitation (Wakan rôeishû)

「和漢朗詠集」 月明山水

Japanese
Edo period
about 1842–43 (Tenpô 13–14)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Jôshûya Kinzô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Printed Treasures (2008), #115; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 249, ôban #65.5

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.3 x 25.1 cm (14 11/16 x 9 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

48.228

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai
改印:極

Provenance

1947, sold by Parke-Bernet, Inc. to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 12, 1947)

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund