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View of Takanawa in Moonlight (Takanawa tsuki no kei), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

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MFA impressions: 11.2119, 11.39259, 21.9846

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Marks

Censor's seal: Tanaka

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane Collection (lot 327); 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, 1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4)

Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), pl. 691; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #72.09; Matsuki 1939, #102

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24 x 36 cm (9 7/16 x 14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9846

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints