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Kyoto: The Great Bridge at Sanjô (Kyô, Sanjô Ôhashi zu), from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi), also known as the Kyôka Tôkaidô

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No. 55 in the series. MFA impressions: 06.829.55, 06.1445, 11.2231, 11.42907, 11.45722, 21.9163

Inscription

鳴神の音にきこえし大橋は雲の上ふむこゝちこそすれ 鶴の屋松門

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross (1853-1935) to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 8, 1906)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1840–42 (Tenpô 11–13)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 236, horizontal chûban #24.55

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban; 16.5 x 22.5 cm (6 1/2 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.829.55

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints