Nihonbashi, from the series (?) Famous Places in Edo: The Bridges (Edo meisho hashi zukushi)

「江戸名所 橋尽 日本橋」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 246, horizontal ôban #23; Tanba 1965, #246

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.1 x 35.8 cm (9 7/8 x 14 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.9952

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No other design in the series is known.

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark

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