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Moonlit Evening at Takanawa (Takanawa tsukiyo no zu), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

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MFA impressions: 06.826, 21.7055

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of 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

Japanese, Edo period, about 1839–42 (Tenpô 10–13)

Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), pl. 1077; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 239, kotanzaku #01.5; Matsuki 1939, #620

Dimensions

Kotanzaku; 36.9 x 10 cm (14 1/2 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7055

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints