Hiroshige (1797 - 1858), "Twilight Moon at Ryogoku Bridge"
|Title||Twilight Moon at Ryogoku Bridge|
|Medium||Original Japanese Woodblock Prints|
|Series Title||Thirty-Six Famous Views Of The Eastern Capital|
|Reference No||MFA Boston|
|Size||10 -1/2 x 15 -1/4 "|
Notes: Hiroshige is able to perfectly capture the atmospheric feeling of day into night through the distant glow of the image. The huge wooden supports over the Sumida River helps center the viewer's eye within this most unique work. From The Thirty-Six Famous Views of The Eastern Capital - Twilight Moon at Ryogoku Bridge is one of Hiroshige's finest designs from the Edo Series.
A dramatic early print that pre-dates the 53 Station Tokaido Series.