Watching Fireworks in the Cool of the Evening at Ryôgoku Bridge (Ryôgokubashi yûsuzumi hanabi kenbutsu no zu), from the series Newly Published Perspective Pictures (Shinpan uki-e)

「新版 浮絵 両国橋夕涼花火見物之図」

Japanese
Edo period
1780s (Tenmei era)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hokusai Updated (2019), #24; MFA, Hokusai (2013), #12; Calza, Hokusai (2003), I.4A and I.4B; Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 229, horizontal ôban #8; Ukiyo-e taikei 8 (1975), #7; Hokusai ten (1967), print #3

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23.7 x 37 cm (9 5/16 x 14 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10202

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.17580, 21.10202

Signed

Katsu Shunrô ga
勝春郎画

Provenance

May 6, 1918, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at the F. May sale; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection