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

Not On View

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