Hiroshige: Senju Great Bridge

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Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige
Title: Senju Great Bridge
Series: One Hundred Famous Views of Edo: Meisho Edo Hyakkei
Date: 2/1856

This bridge, at the northern reaches of the city crossed the Sumida River (also here called the Senju River), and it was so sturdy that it lasted for close to three centuries. We see the strong diagonals that this series is famous for. Everything looks peaceful and prosperous.

Condition: Excellent impression; very good color and condition.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Uoya Eikichi
Literature: Henry Smith II: “Hiroshige: One Hundred Famous View of Edo”, plate 103.
Signature: Hiroshige ga