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Seidô and Kanda River from Shôhei Bridge (Shôheibashi Seidô Kandagawa), from the series originally called One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei), here retitled Famous Views of Tokyo (Tôkyô meisho)

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No. 047 (summer section) on the title page for the original series. Original blocks with altered series title. For the first edition, see 11.36876.33, 21.9462.

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Provenance

1952, gift of Dr. G.S. Amsden to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 9, 1952)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. G. S. Amsden

Japanese, Meiji-era edition of Edo-period design,

Catalogue Raisonné

First edition: 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; 36.3 x 24.5 cm (14 1/4 x 9 2/3 in.)

Accession Number

RES.52.102

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints