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Young Couple in a Boat under a Crescent Moon

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MFA impressions: 11.21225, 21.6285

Inscription

Poem.

Signed

Uchimasa ga

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#488); 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 1770–75 (Meiwa 7–12)

  • Artist Uchimasa, Japanese, active 1760s–1770s
Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #668; Ukiyo-e shûka supp. 2 (1982), pl. 638; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #257

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 69.2 x 11.8 cm (27 1/4 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6285

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints