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Seidô and Kanda River from Shôhei Bridge (Shôheibashi Seidô Kandagawa), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

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No. 047 (summer section) on the title page for the series. MFA impressions: 11.36876.33, 21.9462 Meiji-era reprint using the original blocks with an altered series title: RES.52.102

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Marks

画家の印章: なし 版元: 魚屋栄吉 改印: 改・巳九

Provenance

1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; 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, 1857 (Ansei 4), 9th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.55, pls. 230, 231; Smith & Poster, 100 Views (1986), #47; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.54

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.7 x 23.6 cm (14 1/16 x 9 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9462

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints