The Monkey Bridge in Kai Province, cut from an untitled harimaze sheet

甲斐 さるはし (張交)

Japanese
Edo period
about 1840–42 (Tenpô 11–13)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 243, horizontal ôban #103.1; Tanba 1965, #459 (uncut sheet); Uchida 1930, pl. 303 (uncut sheet)

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from horizontal ôban sheet; 25.8 x 10.7 cm (10 3/16 x 4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8784

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

From a sheet with four pictures.
MFA impressions:
Complete sheet: 11.30496-7
Left half (two vertical images): 11.30496
Right half (two horizontal images): 11.30497
Inner left picture only: 21.8784

Signed

Hiroshige
広重

Markings

Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai

Provenance

February 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from 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