Hiroshige (1797 - 1858), "Yoroi Ferry"
|Medium||Original Japanese Woodblock Print|
|Series Title||One Hundred Famous Views of Edo|
|Reference No||#46 in the series.|
|Size||14 x 9 -1/2 "|
|Condition||Fine, with fresh colors.|
Notes: A minute (2mm) wormage in lower portion of ladie's blue kimono and tiny, circular hole (backed) in the yellow cloud. This design was used for the cover image of the Brooklyn Museum catalog, One Hundred Famous Views of Edo.
The Yoroi Ferry carried passengers across the Nihonbashi River. Kabuto-cho lies just behind where we stand as a viewer, and is today the site of the Tokyo Stock Market.