Fireworks at Ryôgoku Bridge (Ryôgoku hanabi), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho no uchi)

「江戸名所之内 両国花火」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1832–34 (Tenpô 3–5)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #50.5, pl. 532; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 246, horizontal ôban #21.5; Matsuki 1939, #152

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.5 x 37.2 cm (10 1/16 x 14 2/3 in.)

Accession Number

11.1942

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.1942, 11.1985, 21.10054

All three MFA impressions are late printings, with the upper cloud band missing and the lower cloud band recut.

Signed

Hiroshige ga

広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame

改印:極

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection