Fireworks at Ryôgoku Bridge (Ryôgokubashi hanabi), from the series Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho)

「江戸名所 両国橋花火」

Japanese
Edo period
1854 (Ansei 1), intercalary 7th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Aritaya Seiemon (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #80.20, pl. 849; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 247, horizontal ôban #09.28; Matsuki 1939, #203

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 21.4 x 34 cm (8 7/16 x 13 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.9931

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.2198, 21.9931, 21.9932, 21.9933

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Tiger intercalary 7
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、寅壬七
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