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Nihonbashi, Clearing After Snow (Nihonbashi yukibare), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

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No. 001 (spring section) on the title page for the series. MFA impressions: 11.16720, 11.35854, 11.36876.76, RES.21.392

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Marks

Censor's seals: aratame, Dragon 5 No blockcutter's mark

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1856 (Ansei 3), 5th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.84, pls. 295, 296; Smith & Poster, 100 Views (1986), #1; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.83

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.7 x 23.8 cm (14 1/16 x 9 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.21.392

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints