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

「東都名所 両国橋花火之図」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1835–38 (Tenpô 6–9)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 21.2 x 33.8 cm (8 3/8 x 13 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9913

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

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.

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: (kiwame; in lower right margin, cut off of this impression)
改印:(極)

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