by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)
Series; Famous Places in Edo
A Fuji Arts Special Offer Auction
Great Fireworks Display at Ryogoku Bridge, circa 1840 - 1842 - Handsome illustration of fireworks exploding high above Ryogoku Bridge in Edo, sending a shower of sparks over the darkening sky. Pedestrians crowd the bridge, and many viewers enjoy the display from boats on the river. A line of dark rooftops frames the scene at lower right, with a teahouse hung with paper lanterns on the opposite shore. A rarely seen design.
Artist - Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)
Image Size - 8 1/2" x 13 3/8"
Condition - This print with good detail as shown. Paper remnants on reverse from previous backing. Vertical centerfold. Losses and wormholes, repaired. Slight toning and soiling, a few creases, stains. Please see photos for details.
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