Illustration of an Explosion from a Torpedo in the Sumida River During a Festival with Boat Races (Sumida kawabata ni oite fune kyôsô kai suiraika haretsu no zu)

「於隅田川端舩競漕會水雷火破裂之圖」

Japanese
Meiji era
1881 (Meiji 14), June
Artist Yôshû Chikanobu (Hashimoto Chikanobu) (Japanese, 1838–1912), Publisher Hayashi Kichizô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Swinton, Terrific Tokyo (1999), #20

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.4 x 75.7 cm (14 3/4 x 29 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.389a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Yôshû Chikanobu hitsu

楊洲周延筆

Markings

Artist's seal: toshidama

Provenance

Various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection