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Sunset Glow at Ryôgoku Bridge (Ryôgoku no sekishô), from the series Eight Views of Famous Places in Edo (Meisho Edo hakkei)

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Triptych: 21.7843 (right), 21.7844 (center), 21.7845 (left)

Signed

Hiroshige ga (on each sheet) 広重画

Marks

Censor's seal: Muramatsu No blockcutter's mark

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; 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, 1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4)

Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), pl. 1124; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 237, chûban triptych #1.6

Dimensions

Vertical chûban triptych; 25.5 x 56.4 cm (10 1/16 x 22 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7843-5

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints