Moon Viewing at Takanawa on the Night of the Twenty-sixth (Takanawa Nijûrokuya), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho)

「江戸名所 高輪廿六夜」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1840–42 (Tenpô 11–13)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Aritaya Seiemon (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #79.15, pl. 821; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 247, horizontal ôban #09.20

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23.2 x 36.3 cm (9 1/8 x 14 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.123

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.9943, RES.54.123

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

No censor's seal
改印:なし
彫師:なし

Provenance

1954, by exchange from Worcester Art Museum to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 8, 1954)

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24