Utagawa Hiroshige, Japanese, Bow-Shaped Crescent Moon, from the series Twenty-Eight Views of the Moon, Edo period, c. 1832. Woodblock print; ink and color on paper. Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of the Friends of Arthur B. Duel, 1933.4.323. Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1933.4.323
People
Utagawa Hiroshige 歌川広重, Japanese (1797 - 1858)
Title
Bow-shaped Crescent Moon (Yumiharizuki), from the series Twenty-eight Views of the Moon (Tsuki nijū hakkei no uchi)
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c. 1832
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Edo period, 1615-1868
Culture
Japanese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/208574
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Technique
Woodblock print
Dimensions
Paper: H. 38.5 cm x W. 17.4 cm (15 3/16 x 6 7/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: Hiroshige hitsu
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of the Friends of Arthur B. Duel
Accession Year
1933
Object Number
1933.4.323
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

William Green, Dr. Arthur B. Duel (1870-1936): An American collector of Japanese prints, Andon (Leyden, The Netherlands, Spring 1984), No. 13, p. 6, fig. 2

Exhibition History

Japan on Paper, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 05/25/2019 - 08/11/2019

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