Street Scene at Ryôgoku Bridge

両国橋橋詰め

Japanese
Edo period
about 1789–90 (Kansei 1–2)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #55.1-3, and pls. 102-4; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 3.1.1, 3.2.1-2; Yoshida, Utamaro zenshû (1941), #47 (left and center sheets), #71 (right sheet); Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #340 (two sheets only)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 32.6 x 67.2 cm (12 13/16 x 26 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6331-3

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.6331 (left), 21.6332 (center), 21.6333 (right)

Signed

Utamaro ga (on each sheet)
歌麿画

Provenance

July 1914, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from 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