Akabane Bridge and Suiten Shrine (Akabane Suitengû), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho)

「江戸名所 赤羽根水天宮」

Japanese
Edo period
1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #79.1, pl. 807; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 247, horizontal ôban #09.01; Matsuki 1939, #197

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 21.4 x 33.5 cm (8 7/16 x 13 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9948

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1202, 11.2183, 21.9948, RES.54.121

Publisher’s mark and censor’s seal in lower right margin, cut off of this impression.

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: (Tanaka; cut off of this impression)
No blockcutter's mark
改印:(田中)
彫師:なし

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection