Hiroshige: Ryôgoku Ekôin and Moto-Yanagibashi Bridge: Ryôgoku Ekôin Moto-Yanagibashi
Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige
Title: Ryôgoku Ekôin and Moto-Yanagibashi Bridge: Ryôgoku Ekôin Moto-Yanagibashi
Series: One Hundred Famous Views of Edo: Meisho Edo Hyakkei
It is sunrise, and the city of Edo is just waking up. There is a subtle message of excitement, however, as the giant drum-tower with the white flags flying tells us that it is the day of the twice-yearly sumo tournament at the temple of Ekôin.
Publisher: Uoya Eikichi
Literature: Henry Smith II: Hiroshige One Hundred Famous View of Edo:plate 5.
Seal: Aratame and the year seal snake (1857) 8
Signature: Hiroshige ga