Fireworks at Ryôgoku Bridge (Ryôgoku hanabi no zu), from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Tôto meisho)

「東都名所 両国花火ノ図」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1840–42 (Tenpô 11–13)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Yorozuya Kichibei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #100.7, pl. 1020; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 241, horizontal aiban #09.6; Matsuki 1939, #348

Dimensions

Horizontal aiban; 21.7 x 33.8 cm (8 9/16 x 13 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9774

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark

Provenance

May 1917, 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