No. 1, Nihonbashi: Snowy Morning (Nihonbashi, yuki no akebono), from the series The Sixty-nine Stations of the Kisokaidô Road (here called Kisokaidô tsuzuki no ichi)

「木曾街道続ノ壱 日本橋 雪之曙」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1835–38 (Tenpô 6–9)
Artist Keisai Eisen (Japanese, 1790–1848), Publisher Takenouchi Magohachi (Hoeidô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Edo-Tokyo Museum, Dai Ukiyo-e ten (2014), #230; Chiba City Museum of Art, Keisai Eisen (2012), #92; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 246, horizontal ôban #33.01

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25 x 36.4 cm (9 13/16 x 14 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4792

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.25640, 21.4792, 21.4793

Signed

Eisen ga
英泉画

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of 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