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Bikuni Bridge in Snow (Bikunibashi setchû), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

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No. 114 (winter section) on the title page for the series. This print is one of three in the series sometimes attributed to Hiroshige II because they were published in the month following the death of Hiroshige I. MFA impressions: 11.17065, 11.36876.71, 11.42900, 11.45663, 21.10445, 21.10446

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Marks

Censor's seal: Horse 10 No blockcutter's mark

Provenance

November 1912, 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

Japanese, Edo period, 1858 (Ansei 5), 10th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.89, pls. 305-308; Smith & Poster, 100 Views (1986), #114; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.88

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.8 x 23.7 cm (14 1/8 x 9 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10446

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints