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Enjoying the Evening Cool and Fireworks at Ryogoku, from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital

Enjoying the Evening Cool and Fireworks at Ryogoku, from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital

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Utagawa Hiroshige

Artist
Utagawa Hiroshige
(Japanese, 1797 - 1858)
Title
Enjoying the Evening Cool and Fireworks at Ryogoku, from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital
Date
ca. 1840
Medium
Color woodcut
Dimensions
195 x 320 mm Overall
Credit
Bequest of John H. Van Vleck
Accession No.
1980.1783
Classification
Prints
Geography
Japan

Related

Collection of Hayashi (Tokyo, Japan); by 1925, purchased by Frank Lloyd Wright; ca. 1926, acquired by The Bank of Wisconsin; 1928, sold to Edward Burr Van Vleck (Madison, WI); 1943, passed through inheritance to Edward’s son, John H. Van Vleck (Madison, WI); 9 January 1980, bequeathed by John H. Van Vleck to the Elvehjem Museum of Art [now called Chazen Museum of Art]

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