Bird and Loquat

枇杷に小禽

Japanese
Edo period
about 1830–44 (Tenpô era)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ôta kinen bijutsukan, Hiroshige kachôga ten (1997), #10; RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #86; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan 5, Victoria and Albert Museum II (1989), pl. 135; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 241, ôtanzaku #3.5

Dimensions

Ôtanzaku; 37.4 x 16.5 cm (14 3/4 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.7917

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
緑鄂経春開籠日 黄金満對人篋時

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

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