Yoshida: Famous Product, the Famous Great Fireworks (Yoshida, Meibutsu, Meibutsu ôhanabi), cut from sheet 10 of the series Pictures of the Fifty-three Stations of the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsugi zue)

東海道五十三次図会 十 「名物大花火 吉田 名物」 (張交)

Japanese
Edo period
1856 (Ansei 3), 2nd month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Yamaguchiya Tôbei (Kinkôdô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kubo Tsunehiko and Sons Collection Ukiyo-e Hanga, Part II (2009), Edo #90-11 (uncut sheet); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 251, ôban #45 (series of 15 sheets, not listed individually)

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 18.5 x 9.5 cm (7 5/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.8684

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

From a sheet of four pictures showing Arai (BR), Shirasuka (TR), Futakawa (TL), and Yoshida (BL) stations.
MFA impressions: 21.8684 (Yoshida), 21.8714 (Arai)

Signed

(this picture unsigned)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection