The Monkey Bridge in Kai Province

Fine Arts The Japanese Prints: Ancient and Modern
The Monkey Bridge in Kai Province

Item Info

Item No: facjp00031
Title: The Monkey Bridge in Kai Province
Physical Description: Water damage. On acidic mat.
Media Type: Woodcuts
Source: Print and Picture Collection

"In the early 1830's, Hiroshige's first landscape prints appeared. He subsequently became the leading landscape artist and was especially known for his series on the Tokaido highway that connected Edo (present-day Tokyo) with Kyoto."

from "Japanese Woodblock Prints: Artists, Publishers, and Masterworks 1680-1900 by Andreas Marks, Tuttle Publishing, Tokyo, 2010. p. 132


Creation Year: ca. 1841
Image Dimensions Width: 70 cm
Creator Name: Hiroshige, Utagawa, 1797-1858 - Artist