Mannen Bridge, Fukagawa (Fukagawa Mannenbashi), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

「名所江戸百景 深川万年橋」

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 11th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Uoya Eikichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.95, pls. 321, 322; Smith & Poster, 100 Views (1986), #56; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.94

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 33.5 x 22.1 cm (13 3/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.16858

Medium or Technique

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

Out on Loan

On display at Scuderie del Quirinale, Rome, Italy, February 28, 2018 – July 29, 2018

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 056 (summer section) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 11.16858, 11.35853, 21.10428

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seals: (aratame, Snake 11; cut off of this impression)
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、巳十一
彫師:なし

Provenance

By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850 - d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; 1911, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: August 3, 1911)

NOTES:
[1] Much of Bigelow's collection of Asian art was formed during his residence in Japan between 1882 and 1889, although he also made acquisitions in Europe and the United States. Bigelow deposited many of these objects at the MFA in 1890 before donating them to the Museum's collection at later dates.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection