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#1 Nihonbashi gyōretsu furidashi (Standard Bearers at Nihonbashi Bridge)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • #1 Nihonbashi gyōretsu furidashi (Standard Bearers at Nihonbashi Bridge), 1833–1834, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Tōkaidō gojūsantsugi no uchi (The 53 Stations of the Tokaido Road), popularly known as Hōeidō Tōkaidō (Great Tokaido)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 222 x 347 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 3/4 x 13 5/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 254 x 373 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 x 14 5/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2883
Description
Catalogue raisonné

Figures crossing Nihonbashi bridge. Daimyō's procession led by standard bearers on bridge. Black lacquered walls on the right and left sides of the image.