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
about 1839–42 (Tenpô 10–13)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Maruya Seijirô (Marusei, Jukakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #71.8, pl. 680; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #70.08; Matsuki 1939, #80

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 22.5 x 34.9 cm (8 7/8 x 13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.9822

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

Collector's seal: (unread)

Provenance

November 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at the Metzgar sale (lot 466); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection