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

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MFA impressions: 06.1503, 11.2196, 21.9912, 21.9913, RES.54.185

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—MFA Chinese Expedition, 1923-24

Japanese, Edo period, about 1843–44 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 1)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 244, horizontal ôban #65.16; Matsuki 1939, #35

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23 x 36 cm (9 1/16 x 14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.185

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints