Utagawa Hiroshige (Ando) (Japanese, 1797-1858). <em>Nihonbashi</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)


Artist:Utagawa Hiroshige (Ando)

Medium: Color woodblock print on paper

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1833-1834

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


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


Accession Number: 79.253.10

Image: 79.253.10_IMLS_PS3.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Oban. 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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