Fish Market at Nihonbashi Bridge (Nihonbashi uoichi), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 日本橋魚市」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #71.7, pls. 678-679; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #70.07; Matsuki 1939, #79

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 22 x 34.1 cm (8 11/16 x 13 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9753

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1669, 06.1685, 06.2581, 11.2067, 21.9753

No publisher’s mark on this impression.

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection