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The Onoshi Restaurant by Yanagi Bridge in the Ryogoku District, from the series Famous Restaurants in Edo

The Onoshi Restaurant by Yanagi Bridge in the Ryogoku District, from the series Famous Restaurants in Edo

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Utagawa Hiroshige

Artist
Utagawa Hiroshige
(Japanese, 1797 - 1858)
Title
The Onoshi Restaurant by Yanagi Bridge in the Ryogoku District, from the series Famous Restaurants in Edo
Date
1838-1840
Medium
Color woodcut
Dimensions
224 x 352 mm Overall
Credit
Bequest of John H. Van Vleck
Accession No.
1980.1475
Classification
Prints
Geography
Japan

Related

By 1925, purchased by Frank Lloyd Wright; ca. 1926, acquired by The Bank of Wisconsin; 1928, sold to Edward Burr Van Vleck (Madison, WI); 1943, passed through inheritance to Edward’s son, John H. Van Vleck (Madison, WI); 9 January 1980, bequeathed by John H. Van Vleck to the Elvehjem Museum of Art [now called Chazen Museum of Art]

  • Thomsen, Hans Bjarne. "The Other Hiroshige: Connoisseur of the Good Life." Impressions, The Journal of the Ukiyo-e Society America (24 December 2002): 48-71. pp. 48-71, no. 18
  • Thomsen, Hans Bjarne. "Food and Art: Hiroshige's Restaurant Prints in the Elvehjem." Bulletin/Biennial Report 1999-2001. Elvehjem Museum of Art (2001): 27-40. pp. 27-40
  • Elvehjem Museum of Art. "Bulletin/Biennial Report 1999-2001." Madison: Elvehjem Museum of Art, 2002. p. 34, no. 10

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