Fireworks at Ryôgoku Bridge (Ryôgokubashi hanabi no zu), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)
about 1835–38 (Tenpô 6–9)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)
Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #55.16, pls. 780-781; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #65.16; Matsuki 1939, #35
Horizontal ôban; 21.4 x 33.8 cm (8 7/16 x 13 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
MFA impressions: 06.1503, 11.2196, 21.9912, 21.9913, RES.54.185
Title, censor’s seal, and publisher’s mark in right margin, cut off of this impression.
Censor's seal: (kiwame; in lower right margin, cut off of this impression)
November 1912, 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.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection