Eight Views of the Sumida River: Returning Sails at Azuma-bashi Bridge (Sumidagawa hakkei, Azuma-bashi kihan), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Tôto meisho no uchi)

「東都名所之内 隅田川八景 吾妻橋帰帆」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1840–42 (Tenpô 11–13)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #, pls. 985-987; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 241, horizontal aiban #11.1; Tanba 1965, #207; Matsuki 1939, #371

Dimensions

Horizontal aiban; 20 x 34.6 cm (7 7/8 x 13 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.9758

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

No censor's seal

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection