Nihonbashi, from the series Famous Places in Edo (Kôto meisho)

「江都名所 日本橋」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1839–42 (Tenpô 10–13)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #58.9, pl. 472; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 247, horizontal ôban #11.11; Matsuki 1939, #135

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24 x 37.1 cm (9 7/16 x 14 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.8914

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.8194, 54.392

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

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