Shower on Nihonbashi Bridge (Nihonbashi no hakuu), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 日本橋之白雨」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1832–38 (Tenpô 3–9)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #51.25, pl. 499; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #66.18; Tanba 1965, #26; Matsuki 1939, #11

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.1 x 37.9 cm (9 7/8 x 14 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.288

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.745, 11.2057, 11.2247, 11.26204, 11.39272, 11.39274, 20.64, 21.9875, 21.9876, 34.288

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter