Sudden Shower over Shin-Ôhashi Bridge and Atake (Ôhashi Atake no yûdachi), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

「名所江戸百景 大はしあたけの夕立」

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 9th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Uoya Eikichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.27, pls. 171, 172; Smith & Poster, 100 Views (1986), #158; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.022

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.4 x 24.9 cm (14 5/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9465

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 058 (summer section) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 11.36945, 11.45664, 21.9465, 21.9466, 34.292, 46.1399, 53.494
夏の部。大橋は、幕府が元禄6(1693)年に浜町(はまちょう)矢の倉より深川籾倉(もみぐら)へ架けた橋で、今の新大橋にあたる。安宅(あたけ)は対岸の地名で御船蔵(おふなぐら)に祀られる巨船「安宅丸」に由来。「亀戸梅屋舗」同様、ゴッホが模写したことでも有名。 – 藤澤紫K

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 9
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、巳九
彫師:なし

Provenance

January 1921, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection