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Fireworks at Ryôgoku (Ryôgoku hanabi), from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo hyakkei)

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No. 098 (fall section) on the title page for the series. MFA impressions: 11.16743, 11.35816, 11.35817, 21.9500

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Provenance

January 1914, 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

Japanese, Edo period, 1858 (Ansei 5), 8th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), list #12.120, pls. 372-374; Smith & Poster, 100 Views (1986), #98; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 250, vertical ôban #62.119

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.7 x 24.4 cm (14 7/16 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.9500

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints