Akabane Bridge and Suiten Shrine in Shiba (Shiba Akabane Suitengû), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho no uchi)

「江戸名所之内 芝赤羽根水天宮」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1839–42 (Tenpô 10-–13)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #63.5, pls. 752-753; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 246, horizontal ôban #22.05; Tanba 1965, #253

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23.9 x 35.5 cm (9 7/16 x 14 in.)

Accession Number

21.10060

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.606, 21.10060

No publisher’s mark on this impression; series published by Maruya Jinpachi.

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

No censor's seal

Provenance

May 1917, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from 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