Sunset Glow at Ryôgoku Bridge (Ryôgoku no sekishô), from the series Eight Views of Famous Places in Edo (Meisho Edo hakkei)

「名所江戸八景 両国の夕照」

Japanese
Edo period
1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Jôshûya Kinzô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #115.7, pl. 1124; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 237, chûban triptych #1.6

Dimensions

Vertical chûban triptych; 25.5 x 56.4 cm (10 1/16 x 22 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7843-5

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.7843 (right), 21.7844 (center), 21.7845 (left)

Signed

Hiroshige ga (on each sheet)
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: Muramatsu
No blockcutter's mark
改印:村松
彫師:なし

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection