View of Nihonbashi Bridge in the Eastern Capital (Tôto Nihonbashi no shôkei)

「東都日本橋勝景之図」

Japanese
Edo period
1863 (Bunkyû 3), 3rd month
Artist Utagawa Sadahide (Japanese, 1807–1873), Publisher Sonoharaya Shôsuke (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; H. 36.1 cm (14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.5011.3a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.45617a-c (key block), 2009.5011.3a-c (full color)

Mounted in an album of 55 prints with the hand-written title “The Road to the Capital, Spring 1863” (Bunkyû san haru no miyako michi).

Signed

Gountei Sadahide ga (on each sheet)

五雲亭貞秀画

Markings

Censor's seal: Boar 3 aratame
No blockcutter's mark

改印:亥三改
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Source unidentified