Fireworks at Ryôgoku Bridge (Ryôgoku hanabi no zu), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho no uchi)

「東都名所之内 両国花火之図」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1840–42 (Tenpo 11–13)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #, pl. 984; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 241, horizontal aiban #10.12; Matsuki 1939, #329

Dimensions

Horizontal aiban; 20 x 34.5 cm (7 7/8 x 13 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9763

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

No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark
Artist's seal: Utagawa

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of 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