Ryôgoku Bridge in the Eastern Capital: Illustration of the Prosperity of the River Opening (Tôto Ryôgoku-bashi, kawabiraki han'ei zu)

「東都両国橋 川開繁栄図(かわびらきはんえいのづ)」

Japanese
Edo period
1858 (Ansei 5), 3rd month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Ebisuya Shôshichi (Kinshôdô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Kuniyoshi & Kunisada (2016), #142

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36 x 74.5 cm (14 3/16 x 29 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1999.184a-c

Medium or Technique

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

On View

Lois B. and Michael K. Torf Gallery (Gallery 184)

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche (on each sheet)
豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seal: Horse 3
No blockcutter's mark
改印:午三
彫師:なし

Provenance

Source unidentified.

Credit Line

Source unidentified