Watching Fireworks from Boats

花火船

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e taikei 9 (1976), #s 106-8

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.5 x 75.9 cm (14 3/4 x 29 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.7729-31

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.7729 (left), 21.7730 (center), 21.7731 (right)

MFA impressions: 11.13806-8, 21.7729-31

Signed

Toyokuni ga (on each sheet)
豊国画

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (lot 585); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection