Utagawa Hiroshige (Ando) (Japanese, 1797-1858). <em>Nihonbashi: Daimyō Procession Setting Out, from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tōkaidō Road</em>, ca. 1833-1834. Color woodblock print on paper, 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: Daimyō Procession Setting Out, from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tōkaidō Road

Artist:Utagawa Hiroshige (Ando)

Medium: Color woodblock print on paper

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Dates:ca. 1833-1834

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

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Accession Number: 79.253.10

Image: 79.253.10_IMLS_PS3.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Ōban. 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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