Kanasugi Bridge and Shibaura (Kanasugibashi Shibaura), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

「名所江戸百景 金杉橋芝浦」

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 7th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Uoya Eikichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.32, pls. 182, 183; Smith & Poster, 100 Views (1986), #80; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.30

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.4 x 24.3 cm (13 15/16 x 9 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9480

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 080 (fall section) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 11.16712, 11.45661, 21.9480, 52.1425
秋の部。汐留橋から高輪までが芝浦で、金杉川(上流は赤羽川)が注いでいた。金杉橋は東海道が金杉川を渡る橋で、本図手前に描かれる。橋の上には池上本門寺(いけがみ  ほんもんじ)への参詣の一行がひしめき合い、幟に「魚栄梓」と版元名が記されている。 – 藤澤紫K

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 7
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、巳七
彫師:なし

Provenance

February 1916, 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