Night Rain at Nihonbashi Bridge (Nihonbashi no yau), from the series Eight Views of the Eastern Capital (Tôto hakkei)

「東都八景 日本橋の夜雨」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1845–46 (Kôka 2–3)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Fujiokaya Hikotarô (Shôgendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 236, horizontal chûban #25.7; Matsuki 1939, #444

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban; 17.4 x 24.8 cm (6 7/8 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.9059

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.9059, 54.388

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

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