Monkey Bridge in Moonlight

月夜猿橋 (張交)

Japanese
Edo period
about 1830–44 (Tenpô era)
Artist Katsushika Taito II (Japanese, active about 1810–1853)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 11, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, II (1989), pl. 116 (uncut sheet); Ukiyo-e taikei 8 (Hokusai, 1975), #272 (uncut sheet)

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 26.9 x 24.5 cm (10 9/16 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.10211

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.802 (uncut sheet), 06.1063 (uncut sheet), 11.25227 (uncut sheet), 21.10211 (bridge only), 21.10212 (uncut sheet)

Signed

Katsushika Taito
葛飾戴斗

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