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Utagawa Hiroshige, 1797-1858
Eight Views of the Sumida River: Returning Sails at Azuma Bridge
(Sumidagawa hakkei: Azumabashi no kihan)

signed Hiroshige ga, publisher's seal Yorozucho, Hiranoya (Hiranoya Shinzo of Aikindo), combined censor and date seal Tori-juichi, aratame (year of the cock [1861], 11th month, examined)
oban tate-e 14 1/4 by 9 5/8 in., 36.2 by 24.6 cm
This composition depicts ships returning to the harbor beside Azuma Bridge with the main hall and pagoda at the Kinryuzan Temple in Asakusa partially obscured behind trees on the opposite shore.
Reference:
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (mfa.org), from the Bigelow Collection, accession no. 11.16845
price: $ 1,600