Enjoying Cool Air at Ryôgoku Bridge (Ryôgoku-bashi suzumi no fûkei), from the series Ten Views of Famous Places in Edo (Edo meisho jikkei)

「江戸名所十景 両国橋涼の風景」

Japanese
Edo period
1809 (Bunka 6), 7th month
Artist Shôtei Hokuju (Japanese, 1763–1824)


Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 23 x 17.5 cm (9 1/16 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

54.1534

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Hokuju ga
北寿画

Markings

Censor's seals: kiwame, Snake 7
Collector's seal (unidentified; Ryûa?)
改印:極、巳七

Provenance

1954, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Langenbach to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 9, 1954)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Langenbach in memory of Charles Hovey Pepper