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Illustration of an Explosion from a Torpedo in the Sumida River During a Festival with Boat Races (Sumida kawabata ni oite fune kyôsô kai suiraika haretsu no zu)

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Signed

Yôshû Chikanobu hitsu 楊洲周延筆

Marks

Artist's seal: toshidama

Provenance

Various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, 1881 (Meiji 14), June

Catalogue Raisonné

Swinton, Terrific Tokyo (1999), #20

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.4 x 75.7 cm (14 3/4 x 29 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.389a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints