Full moon over Takanawa (Takanawa no meigetsu)
Polychrome wood block print
Plate: 22.5 x 36.2 cm (8 7/8 x 14 1/4 inches)
Signature / Inscription / Marks
Inscription verso, bottom right: NJX297 [Japanese Characters]
EditionForrer remarks that some impressions have dark blue only up to the lowest of the flying geese and that others (as here) show it only up to the horizon; the fretwork border (eliminated in later editions) and use of perspective show Hiroshige's familiarity with Western artistic conventions. (See Forrer entry in cat. file.)
Gift of Foster H. Townsend
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