Sudden Shower over Shin-Ôhashi Bridge and Atake (Ôhashi Atake no yûdachi), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

「名所江戸百景 大はしあたけの夕立」

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 9th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Uoya Eikichi (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.27, pls. 171, 172; Smith & Poster, 100 Views (1986), #58; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.22

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36 x 24 cm (14 3/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.292

Medium or Technique

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

Out on Loan

Out On Loan

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 058 (summer section) on the title page for the series.

MFA impressions: 11.36945, 11.45664, 21.9465, 21.9466, 34.292, 46.1399, 53.494

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 9
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、巳九
彫師:なし

Provenance

Nellie Parney Carter (b. 1852 - d. 1933), Boston; 1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter