Women Viewing Fireworks at Ryôgoku Bridge

両国川開きの景

Japanese
Edo period
about 1800 (Kansei 12)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #46.3, and pl. 192; Ukiyo-e shûka 15 (1980), p. 237, reference figs. 65-6 (the other two sheets, in the Tokyo National Museum); Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 11.1.1; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #108

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.5 x 25 cm (14 3/4 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6401

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Left sheet of an incomplete triptych; the right and center sheets are in the Tokyo National Museum collection.

Signed

Utamaro hitsu
歌麿筆

Markings

No censor's seal
改印:なし

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection