Snow at Akabane Bridge in Shiba (Shiba Akabane no yuki), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)
Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #54.9, pls. 514-515; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #64.05; Matsuki 1939, #58
Horizontal ôban; 24.6 x 37.6 cm (9 11/16 x 14 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
MFA impressions: 06.1087, 06.1240, 11.24942, 21.9881, 21.9882, RES.54.116 (second edition)
There are two editions of this series, a first edition from the 1830s and a reprint edition with censorship seals of the 1840s.
Censor's seal: kiwame
August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection