No. 1 - Dawn at Nihonbashi (Nihonbashi akebono no zu), from the series The Tôkaidô Road - The Fifty-three Stations (Tôkaidô - Gojûsan tsugi no uchi)

「東海道 一 五十三次之内 日本橋 曙之図」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1850–51 (Kaei 3–4)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Tsutaya Kichizô (Kôeidô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 236, horizontal chûban #23.01

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban; 18 x 25.8 cm (7 1/16 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.1755

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1452, 06.1755, 11.30489

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censors' seals: Hama, Kinugasa
No blockcutter's mark
改印:浜、衣笠
彫師:なし

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection