Akabane Bridge in Shiba (Shiba Akabanebashi no zu), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 芝赤羽根橋之図」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1832–38 (Tenpô 3–9)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #51.14, pl. 490; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #66.09; Matsuki 1939, #28

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.3 x 37.5 cm (9 9/16 x 14 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.60

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.24922, 20.60, 21.9872

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

1920, gift of Henry Adams (b. 1838 - d. 1919) to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 22, 1920)

Credit Line

Gift of Adams Collection