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), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


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; 23 x 36 cm (9 1/16 x 14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.185

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

Signed

Hiroshige ga

広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame

改印:極

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—MFA Chinese Expedition, 1923-24