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Nihonbashi yukibare no asa (Clear Morning after Snow at Nihonbashi Bridge)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige, artist
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
    Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Nihonbashi yukibare no asa (Clear Morning after Snow at Nihonbashi Bridge), date unknown
  • Edo meisho (Famous Places in Edo)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • woodcut
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7271
Description

Landscape with bridge in foreground, Mt. Fuji in background. Bridge arches from lower right to center left, many figures walk on bridge. Three boats surround bridge pilings at bottom of composition. Mount Fuji in upper left quadrant. Structures and second bridge in background, horizontal line at center of composition. Cartouche, censor seal, and artists inscription at upper right, title at top center. Second cartouche at lower left corner.