Kyoto: The Great Bridge at Sanjô (Kyô, Sanjô Ôhashi zu), from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi), also known as the Kyôka Tôkaidô

「東海道五十三次 京 三条大橋ノ図」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 236, horizontal chûban #24.55

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban; 16.5 x 22.5 cm (6 1/2 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.829.55

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: 06.829.55, 06.1445, 11.2231, *11.42907 (deaccessioned in 2012), *11.45722 (deaccessioned in 2012), 21.9163

Inscription

鳴神の音にきこえし大橋は雲の上ふむこゝちこそすれ 鶴の屋松門

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross (1853-1935) to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 8, 1906)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection