Utagawa Hiroshige (Ando) (Japanese, 1797-1858). <em>Nihonbashi</em>, 1833-34 or later. Woodblock print, 9 3/8 x 14 1/4 in. (23.8 x 36.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Maurice H. Cottle, 79.253.10 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 79.253.10_IMLS_PS3.jpg)

Nihonbashi

Artist:Utagawa Hiroshige (Ando)

Medium: Woodblock print

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:1833-34 or later

Dimensions: 9 3/8 x 14 1/4 in. (23.8 x 36.2 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 2N12, A507

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Accession Number: 79.253.10

Image: 79.253.10_IMLS_PS3.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
First image from the series "53 Stations of the Tokaido." Depicts the activities along Nihonbashi bridge in Edo. Several versions of this image exist, all apparently designed by Hiroshige. This is a somewhat later version, including additional figures in the foreground for a more crowded composition. Condition: Trimmed at lower border. Surface rubbed.

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