Summer Moon at Ryôgoku (Ryôgoku natsu no tsuki), from the series Three Views of Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho mittsu no nagame)

「江戸名所三つの眺め 両国夏の月」

Japanese
Edo period
1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #64.3, pls. 586-587; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 246, horizontal ôban #24.03; Tanba 1965, #245; Matsuki 1939, #306

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 21.7 x 33.7 cm (8 9/16 x 13 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.10023

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions:
First edition (Sakai pl. 586): 21.10024
Second edition (Sakai pl. 587): 11.1899, 11.24920, 21.10023

No publisher’s mark on this impression.

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: (Tanaka; cut off of this impression)
No blockcutter's mark
Collector's seal: Hayashi Tadamasa
改印:(田中)
彫師:なし

Provenance

January 1914, 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