Nihonbashi, Clearing After Snow (Nihonbashi yukibare), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

「名所江戸百景 日本橋雪晴」

Japanese
Edo period
1856 (Ansei 3), 5th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Uoya Eikichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.84, pls. 295, 296; Smith & Poster, 100 Views (1986), #1; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.83

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.7 x 23.8 cm (14 1/16 x 9 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.21.392

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 001 (spring section) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 11.16720, *11.35854 (deaccessioned in 2012), 11.36876.76, RES.21.392

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Dragon 5
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、辰五
彫師:なし

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection