Nihonbashi: Morning Scene (Nihonbashi, asa no kei), from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi no uchi), also known as the First Tôkaidô or Great Tôkaidô
「東海道五十三次之内 日本橋 朝之景」
Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 245, horizontal ôban #55.01
Horizontal ôban; 23 x 35.7 cm (9 1/16 x 14 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
No. 01 in the series, first version; co-published by Hôeidô and Senkakudô.
First version: 06.2553, 11.23079, 11.30185, 11.42902, 21.5088, 21.5089
Second version: *11.17298 (deaccessioned in 2012), *11.17299 (deaccessioned in 2012), 11.26097, 21.5087, 2009.2411.1, RES.53.150
Censor's seal: kiwame
November 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at the Metzgar sale (lot 81); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection