Snow at Akabane Bridge in Shiba (Shiba Akabane no yuki), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)
about 1832–38 (Tenpô 3–9)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)
Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #54.9, pls. 514-515; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #64.05; Matsuki 1939, #58
Horizontal ôban; 21.6 x 33.4 cm (8 1/2 x 13 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
MFA impressions: 06.1087, 06.1240, 11.24942, 21.9881, 21.9882, RES.54.116 (second edition)
Title, publisher’s mark, and censor’s seal in right margin, cut off of this impression.
There are two editions of this series, a first edition from the 1830s and a reprint edition with censorship seals of the 1840s.
Censor's seal: (kiwame; in lower right margin, cut off of this impression)
March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross
Denman Waldo Ross Collection