Lord Minamoto Yoritomo Returns from Kyoto (Minamoto Yoritomo kô Kyôto yori gekô no zu, R); The Long Bridge over the Toyokawa River at Yoshida Station on the Tokaido Road (Tôkaidô Yoshida eki Toyokawa no nagahashi, L)

「源頼朝公京都より下向之図」 「東海道吉田駅豊川之長橋」

Japanese
Edo period
1863 (Bunkyû 3), 4th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige II (Shigenobu) (Japanese, 1826–1869), Publisher Enshûya Hikobei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Konishi, Nishiki-e Bakumatsu Meiji no rekishi 2 (1977), pp. 100-1; Asai, Kinsei nishiki-e sesôshi 1 (1935), pp. 66-7 (both with slightly different text for title on R sheet, saying that he is going rather than returning)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; H. 36.1 cm (14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.5011.27a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Mounted in an album of 55 prints with the hand-written title “The Road to the Capital, Spring 1863” (Bunkyû san haru no miyako michi).

Signed

Ôju Hiroshige hitsu (on right sheet only)

応需広重筆

Markings

Censor's seal: Boar 4 aratame
No blockcutter's mark

改印:亥四改
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Source unidentified