Color woodblock print, ink and color on paper
Overall: 34.2 x 11.1 cm (13 7/16 x 4 3/8 in.)
The Kelvin Smith Collection, given by Mrs. Kelvin Smith 1985.318
Running through Edo, the Ohashi Bridge was one of 300 bridges that crossed the Sumida River. Published about a year before Hiroshige’s death, this print design illustrates the artist’s mastery of capturing atmospheric conditions. Figures scurry across the bridge amid slanting sheets of rain.
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