Kyoto: The Great Bridge at Sanjô (Kyô, Sanjô Ôhashi no zu), from the series The Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi), also known as the Gyôsho Tôkaidô

「東海道五十三次之内 三条大橋之図」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 242, horizontal aiban #5.55

Dimensions

Horizontal aiban; 20.8 x 33.4 cm (8 3/16 x 13 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.9372

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 55 in the series.

MFA impressions:
Publisher’s mark, no censor’s seal: 06.1423, 06.1844
Censor’s seal, no publisher’s mark: 11.26148, 21.9372

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: Hama
No blockcutter's mark
改印:浜
彫師:なし

Provenance

November 1912, 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