Bikuni Bridge in Snow (Bikunibashi setchû), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

「名所江戸百景 びくにはし雪中」

Japanese
Edo period
1858 (Ansei 5), 10th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Or Utagawa Hiroshige II (Shigenobu) (Japanese, 1826–1869), Publisher Uoya Eikichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.89, pls. 305-308; Smith & Poster, 100 Views (1986), #114; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.88

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.5 x 24.3 cm (14 x 9 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10445

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 114 (winter section) on the title page for the series. This print is one of three in the series sometimes attributed to Hiroshige II because they were published in the month following the death of Hiroshige I.

MFA impressions: 11.17065, 11.36876.71, 11.42900, 11.45663, 21.10445, 21.10446

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: Horse 10
No blockcutter's mark
改印:午十
彫師:なし

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection