Bird and Loquat

枇杷に小禽

Japanese
Edo period
about 1830–44 (Tenpô era)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Wakasaya Yoichi (Jakurindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ôta kinen bijutsukan, Hiroshige kachôga ten (1997), #9; RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #86; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 241, ôtanzaku #3.5

Dimensions

Ôtanzaku; 38.5 x 17.5 cm (15 3/16 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.7916

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (aizuri-e); color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.7916 (Wakasaya ed.), 21.7917 (Sanoya ed.)

Inscription

Chinese poem
緑鄂経春開篭日 黄金満對人篋時

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection