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Nihombashi yuki no akebono (#1 Snowy Dawn at Nihon Bridge)
  • Keisai Eisen
    1790–1848
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Nihombashi yuki no akebono (#1 Snowy Dawn at Nihon Bridge), circa 1835, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Kisokaidō roku jūkyū tsugi no uchi (69 Stations of the Kisokaidō Road)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 220 x 345 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 5/8 x 13 9/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 244 x 372 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 5/8 x 14 5/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7835
Description

Dawn scene with sun on horizon, snow covered scene at Nihon bashi bridge. Porters push large cart with packages, women with umbrellas and a group of fish sellers showing their wares (macrel, flounder, mussels, etc.).