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#43 Edo Bridge from Nihonbashi
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #43 Edo Bridge from Nihonbashi, 1857, 12th month, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • 名所江戸百景 Meisho Edo Hyekkei (One-hundred Views of Famous Places in Edo)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 372.7 x 254 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 5/8 x 10 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of H. Lee Turner
  • Not on display
  • 1968.0001.091
Description

There is a bridge post along the whole left side. The sides of the bridge cross the page horizontally at the bottom. Behind the bridge is a river(?) and a city. There are boats in the water. The sky is pink, white and blue.