Nihonbashi, from an untitled series of the Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road
about 1804 (Kyôwa 4/Bunka 1)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849)
Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 226, horizontal koban #3.01
Double-width horizontal kokonotsugiri (one-ninth ôban); 14.8 x 36.8 cm (5 13/16 x 14 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Station 1, from a later edition without poems. Still later, a single-width design by Yanagawa Shigenobu was substituted for this one.
For an almost-complete set of this edition, bound as an album, see 1997.683 .
Gakyôjin Hokusai ga
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.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection