Nihonbashi, from the series Cutout Pictures of Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho harimaze zue)
Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #11.5, pls. 113 (uncut sheet, full color), 114 (uncut sheet, blue); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 253, ôban #08.05; Matsuki 1939, #585 (uncut sheet)
Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 34.2 x 6.8 cm (13 7/16 x 2 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (aizuri-e); color on paper
Not On View
From a sheet of four pictures showing Nihonbashi (R), Ueno (TC), Megoro (TL), Kaian-ji (BL).
MFA impressions: 06.1628 (Nihonbashi), 21.8846 (Nihonbashi, blue), 21.8859 (Meguro, blue), 21.8860 (Ueno), RES.54.8 (uncut sheet)
Artist's seal: Hiro
Formerly in the collection of Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection