Fireworks at Ryôgoku Bridge (Ryôgoku hanabi), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 両国花火」

Japanese
Edo period
1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Masudaya Ginjirô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #75.6, pl. 788; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #69.06; Matsuki 1939, #96

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23 x 36.1 cm (9 1/16 x 14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9811

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: Hama
No blockcutter's mark
改印:浜
彫師:なし

Provenance

May 1915, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection