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Moonlit Night at Kasumigaseki (Kasumigaseki yoi no tsuki), from the harimaze series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

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From a series of five sheets with three small designs each, for a total of fifteen views. On this sheet: 11.2249 (Susaki, upper lower right); Shinobazu (lower right, not in collection), 11.2156 (Kasumigaseki, left).

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1843–44 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 1)

Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), pl. 8 (uncut sheet); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 251, vertical ôban #49.1; Tanba 1965, #99 (uncut sheet); Matsuki 1939, #575 (uncut sheet)

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 35.2 x 7.8 cm (13 7/8 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2156

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints