Fireworks at Ryogoku Bridge (Ryo goku hanabi) from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo (Meisho Edo Hyakkei)

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Maker(s)
Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige 歌川広重 (1797-1858)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1857: 8th month
Medium
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 34.9 x 23.8 cm (13 3/4 x 9 3/8 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Alan, Donald, and David Winslow from the estate of William R. Castle
Accession Number
F1994.30
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Print
Type

Woodblock print

Keywords
boat, bridge, Edo period (1615 - 1868), fireworks, Japan, oban, summer, ukiyo-e, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

Estate of the Honorable William R. Castle. [1]

To 1970
Alan F., David C., and Donald F. Winslow, by inheritance from the Estate of the Honorable William R. Castle. [2]

From 1970
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Alan F., David C., and Donald F. Winslow. [3]

Notes:

[1] See Curatorial Remark 3 in the object record.

[2] The object came to the Freer Gallery of Art Study Collection in 1970. It was transferred to the permanent collection in 1994. Alan F., David C., and Donald F. Winslow are the heirs of the Estate of the Honorable W.R. Castle. See note 1 and correspondences in the object file, Collections Management Office.

[3] See note 2.

Previous Owner(s)

Alan, Donald and David Winslow
William Richards Castle 1849 - 1935

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum