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Evening Moon at Takanawa from the Akashi Chapter, from the series Famous Places in Edo with Chapters from the Tale of Genji

Evening Moon at Takanawa from the Akashi Chapter, from the series Famous Places in Edo with Chapters from the Tale of Genji

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Utagawa Hiroshige

Artist
Utagawa Hiroshige
(Japanese, 1797 - 1858)
Title
Evening Moon at Takanawa from the Akashi Chapter, from the series Famous Places in Edo with Chapters from the Tale of Genji
Date
ca. 1845
Medium
Color woodcut
Dimensions
ca. 338 x 230 mm Overall
Credit
Bequest of John H. Van Vleck
Accession No.
1980.2147
Classification
Prints
Geography
Japan

Related

By 1925, purchased in Japan by Frank Lloyd Wright; ca. 1926, acquired by The Bank of Wisconsin; 1928, sold to Edward Burr Van Vleck (Madison, WI); 1943, passed through inheritance to Edward’s son, John H. Van Vleck (Madison, WI); 9 January 1980, bequeathed by John H. Van Vleck to the Elvehjem Museum of Art [now called Chazen Museum of Art]

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